Paralegal in Hartford, Connecticut Salary

A Paralegal in Hartford, Connecticut earns an average salary of $48,540 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Litigation Case Management, Document Management, and Legal Research.

$35,778 - $74,961
$36K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $48,540
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$15.10 - $32.08
$15
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Salary
$35,778 - $74,961  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$34,871 - $74,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $32.08  
   
Overtime
$34.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,871 - $74,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford County, Connecticut
124,014
Male:
58,042 (46.8%)
Female:
65,972 (53.2%)
Hartford is the capital of Connecticut and the historic seat of Hartford County until Connecticut disbanded county government in 1960. As of the 2010 Census, Hartford's population was 124,775, making it Connecticut's third-largest city after the coastal cities of Bridgeport and New Haven. Census Bureau estimates since then have indicated Hartford's subsequent fall to fourth place statewide as a result of sustained population growth in the coastal city of Stamford. Nicknamed the "Insurance Capital of the World", Hartford houses many insurance company headquarters, and insurance remains the region's major industry. Founded in 1635, Hartford is among the oldest cities in the United States. Hartford is home to the nation's oldest public art museum, the Wadsworth Atheneum; the oldest publicly funded park, Bushnell Park; the oldest continuously published newspaper, The Hartford Courant; the second-oldest secondary school, Hartford Public; Trinity College, an elite, private liberal arts college,...
Hartford:
$34,240
Connecticut:
$71,346
$952
Hartford:
$159,200
Connecticut:
$270,900
9.9%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 8 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

▲9%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries



Legal Research
▲30%

Client Interaction
▲9%

Office Administration
▲8%

Legal Compliance
▲3%

Typing
▲3%


Knowledge Discovery
▲2%


Case Management
▲1%

Real Estate
▲1%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 22%