Paralegal with Knowledge Discovery Skills Salary

Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills pull down an average of $48K per year. Overall cash earnings for Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills stretch from $31K on the lower end to $67K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $5K from bonuses and $6K from profit sharing. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. While some workers in this profession — close to one-third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,937 - $67,380
$33K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,852
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50%
90%

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$13.44 - $28.65
$13
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.37
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$0$67K
Salary $32,937 - $67,380
Bonus $248.61 - $4,994
Profit Sharing $1,184 - $5,753
Commission $2,500
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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$31,137 - $67,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 742
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $13.44 - $28.65
Hourly Tips $0.28
Overtime $21.75 - $48.54
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $248.61 - $4,994
Commission $2,500
Profit Sharing $1,184 - $5,753
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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$31,137 - $67,364
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 441

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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 $38,000 based on 411 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 $45,000 based on 315 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 368 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 208 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,986

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills, busy San Francisco offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 52 percent above the national average. Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+33 percent), Denver (+23 percent), Fort Lauderdale (+23 percent), and Seattle (+23 percent). Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills in Charleston take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 20 percent less than the national average. St. Louis and Orlando are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 12 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 285 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$46,000

▼3%

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 285 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 34%
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