Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $66K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Morgan & Morgan employees (72 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $43K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $55K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Atlanta, Ga. ($45K), Orlando, Fla. ($37K), and Memphis, Tenn. (approximately $32K) are the next top-paying cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to about $74K annually.
Litigation Paralegals represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $47K per year — though Paralegals and Case Managers also do fairly well at $40K and $40K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
American Bar Association Certifieds are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $55K annually. Certified Paralegals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $50K per year. Morgan & Morgan compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc)-holders the most at $42K annually.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $64K per year. A garden variety skill at Morgan & Morgan is Case Management; just under a third of Morgan & Morgan's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, and Litigation Case Management.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 38 percent receiving paid vacation and one in four employees receiving paid sick days. A strong majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). Morgan & Morgan provides health insurance to a fair number of employees, and the larger part of respondents do receive dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Morgan & Morgan are life insurance.