Paralegal Salary in New York

A Paralegal in New York, New York earns an average salary of $44,583 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.

$32,414 - $72,196
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$72K
MEDIAN: $44,582
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$10.87 - $28.59
(Median)
$11
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,414 - $72,196  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,870  
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $3,500  
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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$30,576 - $74,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 600
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$10.87 - $28.59  
   
Overtime
$22.59 - $55.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,870  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $3,500  
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).
)
$30,576 - $74,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in New York, New York

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Experience Affects Paralegal in New York, New York Salaries




National Average
$44,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in New York, New York Salaries




Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
0%

National Average
$44,000

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 24%
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