The average pay for an Entry-Level Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia is $38,584 per year. A skill in Drafting Correspondence is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,479 - $53,685
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,584
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$11.56 - $20.81
$12
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MEDIAN: $14.24
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,479 - $53,685  
   
Bonus
$100.50 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,021 - $52,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.56 - $20.81  
   
Overtime
$29.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$100.50 - $5,000  
   
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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$27,021 - $52,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
064
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 12%

Organizational Development
up arrow 10%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Document Management
0%

Legal Research
0%

National Average
$38,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Medical Records
up arrow 5%

Bankruptcy
up arrow 13%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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