Paralegal in Baton Rouge Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $45,812 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$31,340 - $58,226
$31K
$46K
$58K
MEDIAN: $45,812
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90%

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$12.20 - $24.53
$18
MEDIAN: $17.80
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,340 - $58,226  
   
Bonus
$197.97 - $3,945  
Total Pay (?
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$28,201 - $58,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$17.80  
   
Overtime
$32.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$197.97 - $3,945  
   
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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$28,201 - $58,621  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
228,596
Male:
111,492 (48.8%)
Female:
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
Baton Rouge:
$41,224
Louisiana:
$45,727
$805
Baton Rouge:
$172,600
Louisiana:
$155,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Case Management
▲5%

Legal Research
▲3%

Medical Records
▲2%

Knowledge Discovery
▲1%

Litigation Case Management
▼0%

Document Management
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
$46,000


Microsoft Word
▼11%

Client Interaction
▼18%

Typing
▼18%

Drafting Correspondence
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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