Paralegal with Litigation Case Management Skills Salary

The average Paralegal with Litigation Case Management skills earns approximately $47K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $5K and $7K, respectively — total cash payment to Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills can bottom out near $32K or peak near $68K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and about one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by just under a half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The vast majority of Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills (89 percent) who participated in the survey are women. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,929 - $67,373
(Median)
$34K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,499
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$13.58 - $29.05
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$14
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,929 - $67,373  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,073  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $7,096  
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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$31,646 - $68,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.58 - $29.05  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.09 - $48.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,073  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $7,096  
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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$31,646 - $68,210  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,032
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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


For Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average beginner in this position makes around $39K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $46K. Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $55K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,147

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills that is 37 percent greater than the national average, Los Angeles offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Francisco (+34 percent), Washington (+25 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), and Denver (+17 percent). Falling short of the national average by 9 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Employers also pay below the national average in Tampa (5 percent lower) and Boston (2 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 744 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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