Paralegal in New York Salary

A Paralegal in New York, New York earns an average salary of $44,936 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,908 - $72,917
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $44,935
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$10.94 - $29.40
(Median)
$11
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,908 - $72,917  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,839  
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
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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$30,377 - $76,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 648
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$10.94 - $29.40  
   
Overtime
$23.96 - $55.90  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,839  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,700  
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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$30,377 - $76,196  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries



Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Knowledge Discovery
0%

National Average
$45,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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