Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills generally obtain higher salaries for more plentiful past experience. New salaries start at $38K and reach $51K in five to 10 years. Compensation is $53K after 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the field, Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills continue to experience steady salary growth, and typical compensation averages $57K. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up around one third of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 15 percent. Between one and nine years of experience is the norm for people in this field—more than half of those surveyed fit this bill.