Paralegal with Legal Compliance Skills Salary

Pay for Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills sits in the ballpark of $52K per year. In the world of Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills, total cash compensation can vary between $31K and $73K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $7K and $4K, respectively. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (85 percent) of Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills who took the survey are female. The majority of Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although nearly one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,064 - $74,744
$35K
$52K
$75K
MEDIAN: $51,553
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$13.00 - $29.91
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$19
$30
MEDIAN: $18.77
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,064 - $74,744  
   
Bonus
$244.16 - $6,738  
Profit Sharing
$435.10 - $4,470  
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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$31,165 - $72,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 622
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $29.91  
   
Overtime
$20.89 - $54.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$244.16 - $6,738  
   
Profit Sharing
$435.10 - $4,470  
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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$31,165 - $72,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 341

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 386 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 256 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 279 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 152 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,814

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

Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills, 28 percent higher than the national average. Paralegals with Legal Compliance skills will also find cushy salaries in Nashville (+27 percent), Seattle (+23 percent), Atlanta (+17 percent), and Chicago (+11 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Phoenix, 17 percent below the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in St. Louis and Houston (11 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲14%

▲4%

National Average
$49,000

▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 205 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 25%
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