The average salary for a Paralegal with Document Management skills in New York, New York is $50,583 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. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$34,331 - $76,534
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MEDIAN: $50,583
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$11.88 - $28.07
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MEDIAN: $18.18
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,331 - $76,534  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
Total Pay (?
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$31,780 - $76,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $28.07  
   
Overtime
$26.33 - $44.26  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,953  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,011  
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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$31,780 - $76,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
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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
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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