Paralegal Salary (United Kingdom)

A Paralegal earns an average salary of £18,526 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance and Drafting Correspondence.
Paralegal Total Pay (?
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£13,337 - £26,226
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MEDIAN: £18,525
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Paralegal Total Pay (?
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£6.14 - £19.63
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MEDIAN: £10
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National Salary Data

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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£13,337 - £26,226  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,597  
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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£13,371 - £27,519  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 763
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£21£42£63
Hourly Rate
£6.14 - £19.63  
   
Overtime
£4.25 - £60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,597  
   
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).
)
£13,371 - £27,519  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 763
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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 27%
up arrow 22%
Glasgow
up arrow 9%
Cambridge
up arrow 9%
Southampton
up arrow 8%
Birmingham
up arrow 5%
National Average
₤19,000
Bristol
up arrow 3%
Liverpool
up arrow 6%
Manchester
up arrow 8%
Birmingham
up arrow 9%
Sheffield
up arrow 10%
Leeds
up arrow 11%
Nottingham
up arrow 12%
Leeds
up arrow 13%
Cardiff
up arrow 19%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
National Average
₤19,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 32%
Legal Document Review
up arrow 9%
Administration
up arrow 6%
Filing Court Documents
up arrow 6%
Legal Research
up arrow 3%
Case Management
up arrow 3%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤19,000
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 78 votes.
Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
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: 24% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 66%
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