Paralegal with Litigation Case Management Skills Salary

The average Paralegal with Litigation Case Management skills earns approximately $47K per year. Total cash earnings of Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills range from $32K on the low end to $68K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $5K and $7K, respectively. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. While approximately one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and a little less than half have dental, as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$33,929 - $67,373
(Median)
$34K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,499
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$13.58 - $29.05
(Median)
$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 (?
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$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, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $46K. Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. 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: $46,147

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For Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 37 percent greater than the national average. Paralegals with Litigation Case Management skills will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+34 percent), Washington (+25 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), and Denver (+17 percent). The lowest-paying market is Phoenix, which sits 9 percent below the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include 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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