The average wage for a Paralegal in St. Petersburg, Florida is $17.65 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$30,057 - $56,673
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$57K
MEDIAN: $42,859
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90%

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$10.30 - $23.15
(Median)
$10
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,057 - $56,673  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$25,884 - $52,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $23.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$28.12  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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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$25,884 - $52,711  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Medical Records
up arrow 10%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 5%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000

Document Management
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 9%

Client Interaction
up arrow 22%

Office Administration
up arrow 32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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