The average salary for a Paralegal in Birmingham, Alabama is $44,219 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Document Management, Client Interaction, and Document Preparation.

$33,959 - $59,800
(Median)
$34K
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MEDIAN: $44,218
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$13.23 - $26.53
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,959 - $59,800  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $8,840  
Total Pay (?
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$28,436 - $61,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$18.88  
   
Overtime
$39.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Bonus
$251.68 - $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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$28,436 - $61,951  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$44,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Management
up arrow 24%

Client Interaction
up arrow 22%

Document Preparation
up arrow 20%

Legal Research
up arrow 10%

Case Management
up arrow 7%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

National Average
$44,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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