Litigation Paralegal with Complex Litigation Case Management Skills Salary

The majority of Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills — slightly less than two-thirds — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $39K to $84K per year, and the median is $59K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing, each hitting highs of $8K, total cash payment to Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills can bottom out at $39K or peak near $84K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Job satisfaction for Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills is high. Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 86 percent. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly more than half collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,696 - $78,912
$40K
$59K
$79K
MEDIAN: $58,507
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50%
90%

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$16.38 - $34.03
$16
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,696 - $78,912  
   
Bonus
$487.96 - $7,781  
Profit Sharing
$1,436 - $7,757  
Total Pay (?
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$38,948 - $83,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 198
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$16.38 - $34.03  
   
Overtime
$26.18 - $60.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$487.96 - $7,781  
   
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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$38,948 - $83,797  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Pay by Experience Level for Litigation Paralegal

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


Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $46K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. For Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $61K. Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $65K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $58,133

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With a pay rate for Litigation Paralegals with Complex Litigation Case Management skills that is 31 percent greater than the national average, Chicago 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 Seattle (+30 percent), Philadelphia (+25 percent), Atlanta (+14 percent), and Houston (+12 percent). Tampa is the lowest-paying area, 19 percent south of the national average. Employers in Minneapolis and Dallas also lean toward paying below-median salaries (15 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Litigation Paralegal

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Litigation Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲5%

National Average
$58,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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