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Experienced Paralegal Salary (United States)

An Experienced Paralegal earns an average salary of $50,116 per year.
Experienced Paralegal Salary (?
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$35,463 - $71,662
(Median)
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72K
MEDIAN: $50,116
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Experienced Paralegal Salary (?
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$14.69 - $30.56
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,463 - $71,662  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,138  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,941  
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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$34,293 - $72,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,591
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $30.56  
   
Overtime
$20.46 - $53.41  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,138  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,941  
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).
)
$34,293 - $72,451  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,041
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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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Legal Research
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Knowledge Discovery
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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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 808 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 29%