A Paralegal earns an average salary of £18,283 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Legal Document Review is associated with high pay for this job.
Paralegal Total Pay (?
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£13,212 - £26,488
(Median)
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22K
26K
MEDIAN: £18,283
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Paralegal Total Pay (?
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£6.10 - £15.67
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£13,212 - £26,488  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,828  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,237 - £27,809  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 680
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£30£60£90
Hourly Rate
£6.10 - £15.67  
   
Overtime
£7.05 - £88.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£60K£120K£180K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,828  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£13,237 - £27,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 680
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Edinburgh
up arrow 26%
London
up arrow 26%
Cambridge
up arrow 12%
Glasgow
up arrow 7%
National Average
₤19,000
Liverpool
up arrow 1%
Bristol
up arrow 4%
Birmingham
up arrow 7%
Birmingham
up arrow 7%
Manchester
up arrow 7%
Nottingham
up arrow 9%
Leeds
up arrow 12%
Leeds
up arrow 12%
Cardiff
up arrow 17%
Preston
up arrow 24%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
Experienced
up arrow 29%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
₤19,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 13%
Administration
up arrow 8%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 5%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%
Filing Court Documents
0%
National Average
₤19,000
Legal Research
up arrow 4%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%
Case Management
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 64 votes.
Gender
Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 24% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 66%
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