Median pay for Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills is around $49K per year. Total incomes of Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $32K and $69K. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — experience level and the particular employer are driving factors as well. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by slightly less than half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills. Women account for the majority of Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills who took the survey — 90 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,981 - $68,863
$35K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,648
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$13.51 - $29.42
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,981 - $68,863  
   
Bonus
$345.21 - $5,147  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $9,839  
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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$32,206 - $69,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.51 - $29.42  
   
Overtime
$21.38 - $50.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$345.21 - $5,147  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$986 - $9,839  
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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$32,206 - $69,080  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 748

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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


Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $40K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $46K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $52K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $55K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,195

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For Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+35 percent), Seattle (+34 percent), Washington (+25 percent), and Miami (+19 percent). The lowest-paying market is Phoenix, which sits 8 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 447 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$47,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 447 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
30%
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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