The average salary for a Paralegal with Microsoft Word skills is $45,360 per year.

$30,918 - $66,515
$31K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,360
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$11.94 - $25.68
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MEDIAN: $17.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,918 - $66,515  
   
Bonus
$151.52 - $4,021  
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,098  
Total Pay (?
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$28,045 - $64,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 915
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$18.44 - $45.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$151.52 - $4,021  
   
Profit Sharing
$97.87 - $5,098  
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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$28,045 - $64,147  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 673

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,528

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 282 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$42,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 282 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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