A Paralegal in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earns an average salary of $40,166 per year. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,823 - $57,285
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$57K
MEDIAN: $40,166
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$13.16 - $25.59
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Salary
$32,823 - $57,285  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $3,020  
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$31,412 - $56,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Hourly Rate
$13.16 - $25.59  
   
Overtime
$28.13  
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$297.99 - $3,020  
   
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$31,412 - $56,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
600,154
Male:
286,315 (47.7%)
Female:
313,839 (52.3%)
Milwaukee (/mɪlˈwɔːkiː/, /ˈmwɔːki/) is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The county seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. According to the 2010 census, Milwaukee has a population of 594,833. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 2,043,904 as of an official 2014 estimate. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s, with Poles and other immigrants arriving in the following decades. Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the...
Milwaukee:
$37,495
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$802
Milwaukee:
$114,000
Wisconsin:
$168,300
5.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$42,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 20%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%

Document Management
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$42,000

Medical Records
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Bankruptcy
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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