Experienced Paralegal Salary (United States)

An Experienced Paralegal earns an average salary of $49,824 per year.
Experienced Paralegal Total Pay (?
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$35,273 - $70,857
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $49,824
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Experienced Paralegal Total Pay (?
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$14.83 - $30.45
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,273 - $70,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
Profit Sharing
$640 - $6,877  
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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$34,271 - $71,937  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.83 - $30.45  
   
Overtime
$21.54 - $52.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
Profit Sharing
$640 - $6,877  
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).
)
$34,271 - $71,937  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,551
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Pay Difference By Location
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Skills That Affect Experienced Paralegal Salaries

Document Management
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Litigation Case Management
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Real Estate
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Knowledge Discovery
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National Average
$50,000
Legal Research
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Microsoft Office
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Document Preparation
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Drafting Correspondence
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Microsoft Word
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Medical Records
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 820 votes.
Gender
Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 29%
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