Paralegal Salary with Knowledge Discovery skills

Average Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills make around $45K per year. Total incomes of Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $30K and $67K. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. There are far more female Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. Job satisfaction for Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills is high. Although around one in three lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,590 - $66,876
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,717
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90%

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$12.95 - $28.94
(Median)
$13
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,590 - $66,876  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,030  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $10,022  
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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$30,114 - $66,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 744
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.95 - $28.94  
   
Overtime
$16.98 - $50.66  
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 - $5,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $10,022  
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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$30,114 - $66,727  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 421

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal with Knowledge Discovery skills

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


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $37K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $45K. For Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $50K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $53K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills, busy Washington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 42 percent above the national average. Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+41 percent), San Francisco (+20 percent), Phoenix (+18 percent), and San Diego (+15 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 18 percent south of the national average, can be found in Charleston.

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Experience Affects Paralegal with Knowledge Discovery skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 310 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 33%