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Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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Legal Firm typically pays its employees
above market
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 Legal Firm votes.
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[-]Paralegal (5)
$28,089 - $72,565  
[-]Paralegal (5)
Salary$27,230 - $55,151  
Bonus$220.66 - $3,916  
Total Pay$28,089 - $72,565  
[+]Legal Assistant (4)
$24,680 - $67,825  
[+]Legal Assistant (4)
Salary$32,736 - $73,222  
Bonus$88.46 - $3,140  
Total Pay$24,680 - $67,825  
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
$50,025 - $167,478  
[+]Attorney / Lawyer (2)
Total Pay$50,025 - $167,478  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Popular Perks 401(k), Life insurance / disability, Paid holidays & vacation 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Casual dress Defined contribution (DC) retirement plan, 401(k)

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