Paralegal Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

A Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $46,227 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Legal Compliance and Litigation Case Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary (?
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$31,919 - $64,606
(Median)
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46K
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MEDIAN: $46,227
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Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary (?
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$13.57 - $26.66
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,919 - $64,606  
   
Bonus
$13.91 - $4,919  
Profit Sharing
$978 - $2,948  
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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$31,641 - $65,832  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.57 - $26.66  
   
Overtime
$15.90 - $48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$13.91 - $4,919  
   
Profit Sharing
$978 - $2,948  
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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$31,641 - $65,832  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

Experience Affects Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

National Average
$46,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 12%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 10%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%
Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 1%
Organizational Development
up arrow 1%
National Average
$46,000
Typing
up arrow 1%
Case Management
up arrow 2%
Medical Records
up arrow 4%
Legal Research
up arrow 5%
Client Interaction
up arrow 12%
Office Administration
up arrow 18%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 21%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 21%
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