Paralegal Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

The average pay for a Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts is $45,488 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$32,615 - $75,594

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$16.02 - $29.32

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,615 - $75,594  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,100  
Total Pay (?
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$33,209 - $74,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.02 - $29.32  
   
Overtime
$21.45 - $53.63  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,100  
   
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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$33,209 - $74,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts

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Experience Affects Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 10%


Document Preparation
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Real Estate
0%

National Average
$46,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

Case Management
up arrow 6%


Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 9%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 10%

Typing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 22%
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