Paralegal in Cleveland, Ohio Salary

With around half of Paralegals in Cleveland reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Paralegals in Cleveland, Ohio is $46K annually and can range from $30K on the lower end to $65K per year near the higher end. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,612 - $72,520
$33K
$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,416
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$13.03 - $27.00
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MEDIAN: $17.49
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$0$72K
Salary $32,612 - $72,520
Bonus $0.00 - $4,041
Total Pay (?
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$30,282 - $64,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $13.03 - $27.00
Overtime $30.50
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,041
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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$30,282 - $64,916
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Cleveland, Ohio

Cuyahoga County, Ohio
388,059
Male:
186,436 (48.0%)
Female:
201,623 (52.0%)
Cleveland (/ˈkliːvlənd/ KLEEV-lənd) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state. The city is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well as being connected to numerous canals and railroad lines. Cleveland's economy has diversified sectors that include manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and biomedical. Cleveland is also home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 390,113, making Cleveland the 48th largest city in the United States, and the second-largest city in Ohio after Columbus. Greater Cleveland, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, ranked 29th...
Cleveland:
$28,831
Ohio:
$51,075
$664
Cleveland:
$66,200
Ohio:
$136,400
10.2%

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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 $33,000 based on 12 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 $40,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 15 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 $62,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲38%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$45,000

▼11%

Entry-Level
▼26%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲36%

Document Management
▲9%

National Average
$45,000

Bankruptcy
▼8%


Litigation Case Management
▼9%

Office Administration
▼10%

Legal Research
▼11%

Microsoft Word
▼12%


Typing
▼16%

Drafting Correspondence
▼17%

Client Interaction
▼22%

Microsoft Office
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 36%
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