A Paralegal in Portland, Maine earns an average salary of $40,675 per year. A skill in Client Interaction is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,379 - $52,025
$26K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,674
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$11.74 - $26.17
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$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,379 - $52,025  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$26,896 - $54,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $26.17  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$26,896 - $54,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Portland, Maine

Cumberland County, Maine
66,872
Male:
31,480 (47.1%)
Female:
35,392 (52.9%)
Portland is the largest city in the US state of Maine. Portland had a population of 66,881 in 2010. The Greater Portland metropolitan area is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine's total population. The Old Port district is frequented by tourists, while Portland Head Light is also a destination. The city seal depicts a phoenix rising from ashes, which is a reference to the recoveries from four devastating fires. Portland was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon was in turn named after Portland, Maine. Native Americans originally called the Portland peninsula Machigonne ("Great Neck"). Portland, Maine was named for the English Isle of Portland, and the city of Portland, Oregon was in turn named for Portland, Maine. The first European settler was Capt. Christopher Levett, an English naval captain granted 6,000 acres (2,400 ha) in 1623 to found a...
Portland:
$52,139
Maine:
$51,494
$1,000
Portland:
$267,100
Maine:
$180,300
3.2%

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Client Interaction
up arrow 13%

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Case Management
0%

National Average
$40,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Document Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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