Paralegal Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

The average pay for a Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia is $42,785 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$30,490 - $65,149
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,785
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Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$11.74 - $30.14
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,490 - $65,149  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,053  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
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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$29,732 - $64,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $30.14  
   
Overtime
$21.47 - $53.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,053  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,863  
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).
)
$29,732 - $64,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 319
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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.

Experience Affects Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
National Average
$41,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Document Management
up arrow 9%
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%
Document Preparation
0%
Knowledge Discovery
0%
National Average
$41,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Legal Research
up arrow 6%
Medical Records
up arrow 6%
Bankruptcy
up arrow 8%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 15%
Office Administration
up arrow 15%
Typing
up arrow 16%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 29%
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