Paralegal with Knowledge Discovery Skills Salary

The average Paralegal with Knowledge Discovery skills can expect to rake in roughly $46K per year. In the world of Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $67K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although nearly one-third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Women make up the vast majority of Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills (88 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,482 - $66,851
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,503
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$13.21 - $28.45
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$13
$19
$28
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,482 - $66,851  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $9,839  
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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$30,572 - $66,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,012
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.21 - $28.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.27 - $50.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,018  
   
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $9,839  
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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$30,572 - $66,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 560
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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


For many Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $37K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $50K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $54K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,666

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For those looking to make money, Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills in Seattle enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 42 percent above the national average. Paralegals with Knowledge Discovery skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+38 percent), San Francisco (+29 percent), Fort Lauderdale (+26 percent), and Phoenix (+17 percent). Trailing the national average by 1 percent, Tampa is the market with the smallest paychecks.

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 357 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
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: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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