Experienced Paralegal Salary (United States)

An Experienced Paralegal earns an average salary of $49,929 per year.
Experienced Paralegal Salary (?
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$35,349 - $70,907
(Median)
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71K
MEDIAN: $49,929
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Experienced Paralegal Salary (?
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$14.82 - $30.43
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,349 - $70,907  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
Profit Sharing
$598 - $6,892  
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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$34,272 - $71,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,462
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.82 - $30.43  
   
Overtime
$21.55 - $53.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,133  
   
Profit Sharing
$598 - $6,892  
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).
)
$34,272 - $71,774  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,021
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Skills That Affect Experienced Paralegal Salaries

Real Estate
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Litigation Case Management
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Knowledge Discovery
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Legal Research
0%
National Average
$50,000
Microsoft Office
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Drafting Correspondence
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Document Preparation
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Microsoft Word
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Medical Records
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Office Administration
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 29%