The average pay for a Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia is $45,988 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Legal Compliance and Knowledge Discovery. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,843 - $67,762  
   
Bonus
$194.42 - $5,042  
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$30,434 - $68,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
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Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $34.65  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $44.99  
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$194.42 - $5,042  
   
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$30,434 - $68,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries


Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 18%




up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$45,000

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Document Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%



Bankruptcy
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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