Paralegal with Litigation Case Management Skills Salary

Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills take home an average $49K annually. In the world of Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills, overall income ranges from $32K near the bottom to $69K at the top; this can include more than $5K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geography, followed by career duration and the specific company. Most Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. The vast majority (90 percent) of Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills who took the survey are female. While some workers in this profession — slightly less than a third — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and slightly less than one-half have dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,996 - $68,706
$35K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,736
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$13.49 - $29.57
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MEDIAN: $19.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,996 - $68,706  
   
Bonus
$294.15 - $5,130  
Profit Sharing
$988 - $7,883  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$32,196 - $68,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,422
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.49 - $29.57  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $50.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$294.15 - $5,130  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$988 - $7,883  
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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$32,196 - $68,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 719

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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


For many Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $40K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $46K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $52K in this role. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $56K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

34%

18%

16%

10%

6%

-5%

-10%

-11%

National Average: $47,207

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For Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 39 percent greater than the national average. Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+34 percent), Washington (+19 percent), Denver (+18 percent), and Miami (+16 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Phoenix, 11 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Boston (10 percent lower) and Orlando (5 percent lower).

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 431 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

▲11%

National Average
$47,000

▼2%

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 431 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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