Paralegal in Jackson, Mississippi Salary

A Paralegal in Jackson, Mississippi earns an average salary of $43,750 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Document Management and Litigation Case Management.

$35,508 - $79,463
$36K
$44K
$79K
MEDIAN: $43,750
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$35,508 - $79,463  
   
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$1,000  
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$28,080 - $73,750  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Jackson, Mississippi

Hinds County, Mississippi
170,811
Male:
79,039 (46.3%)
Female:
91,772 (53.7%)
Jackson is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Mississippi. It is located primarily in Hinds County, serving as one of its two county seats. Segments of the city overlap Madison County and Rankin County. Jackson is on the Pearl River, which drains into the Gulf of Mexico, and it is part of the Jackson Prairie region of the state. The city is named after General Andrew Jackson, who was honored for his role in the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812 and later served as U.S. President. The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul." It has had numerous musicians prominent in blues, gospel and jazz, and was known for decades for its illegal nightclubs on the Gold Coast; one site has been designated for the Mississippi Blues Trail. The city is the anchor for the metro area. While its population...
Jackson:
$32,482
Mississippi:
$40,593
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Jackson:
$92,600
Mississippi:
$112,700
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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 9 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 $41,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 8 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 $40,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Management
▲24%

Litigation Case Management
▲15%

Drafting Correspondence
▲1%

Client Interaction
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Document Preparation
▼5%

Medical Records
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 13%