The average pay for a Paralegal in Seattle, Washington is $54,548 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,601 - $76,000
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$76K
MEDIAN: $54,548
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$15.10 - $29.98
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MEDIAN: $21.97
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,601 - $76,000  
   
Bonus
$387.83 - $5,190  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $5,152  
Total Pay (?
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$36,566 - $72,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $29.98  
   
Overtime
$1.80 - $67.29  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$387.83 - $5,190  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $5,152  
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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$36,566 - $72,705  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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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
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries


Legal Compliance
up arrow 9%

Typing
up arrow 8%



Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 4%


Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%


Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 3%


Medical Records
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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