Paralegal Salary in Seattle, Washington (United States)

The average pay for a Paralegal in Seattle, Washington is $49,222 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Knowledge Discovery and Document Management.
Paralegal in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$34,492 - $69,740
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MEDIAN: $49,221
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Paralegal in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$14.40 - $33.60
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,492 - $69,740  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,113  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $7,576  
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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$32,055 - $72,756  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.40 - $33.60  
   
Overtime
$22.30 - $48.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,113  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $7,576  
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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$32,055 - $72,756  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 293
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in Seattle, Washington
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Paralegal in Seattle, Washington Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 40%
Medical Records
up arrow 5%
Document Preparation
up arrow 4%
Client Interaction
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Drafting Correspondence
0%
National Average
$50,000
Office Administration
up arrow 7%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 16%
Typing
up arrow 16%
Technical Writing
up arrow 22%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 53 votes.
Gender
Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 16%
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