Paralegal Salary

A Paralegal earns an average salary of £18,471 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

£13,615 - £25,895
(Median)
£14K
£18K
£26K
MEDIAN: £18,470
10%
50%
90%

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£6.25 - £19.96
(Median)
£6
£9
£20
MEDIAN: £9.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£13,615 - £25,895  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,751  
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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£13,607 - £27,099  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 900
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£17£34£51
Hourly Rate
£6.25 - £19.96  
   
Overtime
£6.95 - £49.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,751  
   
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).
)
£13,607 - £27,099  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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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

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
₤19,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 8%

Administration
up arrow 6%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Legal Research
0%

Litigation Case Management
0%

National Average
₤19,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Client Interaction
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 64%