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.

$32,843 - $67,762
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$68K
MEDIAN: $45,987
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.79 - $34.65
(Median)
$12
$17
$35
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,843 - $67,762  
   
Bonus
$194.42 - $5,042  
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).
)
$30,434 - $68,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 187
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $34.65  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $44.99  
Local Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$194.42 - $5,042  
   
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).
)
$30,434 - $68,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Paralegal / Legal Assistant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

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%
ADVERTISEMENT