Litigation Paralegal with Complex Litigation Case Management Skills Salary

With just below two-thirds of Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills is $59K annually and can range from $39K on the lower end to $82K per year near the higher end. In the world of Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $8K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $39K and $82K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. The vast majority of Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and close to one-half earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,927 - $78,065
$40K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,645
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$16.46 - $33.11
$16
$24
$33
MEDIAN: $24.24
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,927 - $78,065  
   
Bonus
$480.05 - $8,155  
Profit Sharing
$1,436 - $7,757  
Total Pay (?
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$39,098 - $82,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.46 - $33.11  
   
Overtime
$26.81 - $59.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$480.05 - $8,155  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,436 - $7,757  
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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$39,098 - $82,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Pay by Experience Level for Litigation Paralegal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $47K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $55K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills make a median salary of $61K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $66K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,077

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills that is 30 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+27 percent), Philadelphia (+25 percent), Atlanta (+15 percent), and Houston (+12 percent). In Minneapolis, salaries are 15 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (15 percent lower) and Dallas (8 percent lower).

Key Stats for Litigation Paralegal

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Litigation Paralegal Salaries

▲14%

▲5%

National Average
$58,000

▼5%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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