The average pay for a Paralegal in West Palm Beach, Florida is $51,489 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Medical Records, Drafting Correspondence, Document Management, and Case Management. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,722 - $72,877
(Median)
$31K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,488
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50%
90%

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$13.28 - $32.54
(Median)
$13
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,722 - $72,877  
   
Bonus
$502 - $10,090  
Total Pay (?
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$30,662 - $71,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $32.54  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$502 - $10,090  
   
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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$30,662 - $71,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Medical Records
up arrow 20%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 16%

Document Management
up arrow 11%

Case Management
up arrow 10%

Typing
up arrow 6%

Document Preparation
up arrow 6%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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