Paralegal in Salt Lake City Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in Salt Lake City, Utah is $50,980 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. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Litigation Case Management and Case Management.

$29,933 - $70,469
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$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,980
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$13.16 - $29.50
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MEDIAN: $19.65
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$29,933 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$979 - $14,899  
Total Pay (?
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$29,102 - $69,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.16 - $29.50  
   
Overtime
$33.70  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$979 - $14,899  
   
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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$29,102 - $69,343  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake County, Utah
192,660
Male:
98,364 (51.1%)
Female:
94,296 (48.9%)
Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake or SLC, is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah. With an estimated population of 190,884 in 2014, the city lies at the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,153,340 (2014 estimate). Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City-Ogden-Provo Combined Statistical Area. This region is a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along an approximately 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a total population of 2,423,912 as of 2014. It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin (the other is Reno, Nevada), and the largest in the Intermountain West. The city was founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, Isaac Morley, George Washington Bradley and numerous other Mormon followers, who extensively irrigated...
Salt Lake City:
$48,761
Utah:
$62,912
$840
Salt Lake City:
$262,400
Utah:
$234,600
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 14 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲28%

Late-Career
▲21%

National Average
$46,000

▼5%

▼31%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries



Document Management
▲7%


National Average
$46,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Legal Research
▼9%

Medical Records
▼11%

Microsoft Office
▼15%

Office Administration
▼28%

Client Interaction
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 9%