Paralegal in Birmingham, Alabama Salary

The average salary for a Paralegal in Birmingham, Alabama is $40,494 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Document Management, Document Preparation, Litigation Case Management, Client Interaction, and Microsoft Office.

$33,576 - $58,723
$34K
$40K
$59K
MEDIAN: $40,494
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$12.75 - $23.85
$15
MEDIAN: $14.96
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Salary
$33,576 - $58,723  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $8,840  
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$27,193 - $56,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.96  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $8,840  
   
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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$27,193 - $56,305  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County, Alabama
214,911
Male:
102,122 (47.5%)
Female:
112,789 (52.5%)
Birmingham (/ˈbɜːrmɪŋhæm/ BUR-ming-ham) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Jefferson County. The city's population was 212,237 in the 2010 United States Census. The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of about 1,128,047 according to the 2010 Census, which is approximately one quarter of Alabama's population. Birmingham was founded in 1871, during the post-Civil War Reconstruction period, through the merger of three pre-existing farm towns, notably, former Elyton. It grew from there, annexing many more of its smaller neighbors, into an industrial and railroad transportation center with a focus on mining, the iron and steel industry, and railroading. Birmingham was named for Birmingham, England, one of the UK's major industrial cities. Most of the original settlers who founded Birmingham were of English ancestry. In one writer's view, the city was planned as a place where cheap, non-unionized, and African-American labor...
Birmingham:
$32,378
Alabama:
$44,765
$743
Birmingham:
$93,000
Alabama:
$134,100
6.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 28 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲37%

Mid-Career
▲37%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Management
▲35%

Document Preparation
▲27%

Litigation Case Management
▲24%

Client Interaction
▲21%

Microsoft Office
▲11%

Case Management
▲9%

Legal Research
▲3%

National Average
$39,000

Typing
▼15%

Office Administration
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 27%
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