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Paralegal Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

The average pay for a Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia is $42,631 per year. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$30,964 - $65,573
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$66K
MEDIAN: $42,630
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90%

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$11.43 - $29.80
(Median)
$11
$16
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,964 - $65,573  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $1,513  
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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$30,082 - $65,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.43 - $29.80  
   
Overtime
$21.56 - $55.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $1,513  
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).
)
$30,082 - $65,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia

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

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Experience Affects Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%



National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 10%


Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
0%

Legal Research
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$41,000

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 1%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%


Bankruptcy
up arrow 6%

Typing
up arrow 8%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 25%