Paralegal Salary in New York

A Paralegal in New York, New York earns an average salary of $44,734 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance and Document Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$32,384 - $73,228
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $44,734
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90%

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$10.69 - $29.12
(Median)
$11
$18
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,384 - $73,228  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,946  
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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$30,733 - $76,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$10.69 - $29.12  
   
Overtime
$22.66 - $56.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $7,946  
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).
)
$30,733 - $76,881  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal in New York, New York

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

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Experience Affects Paralegal in New York, New York Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal in New York, New York Salaries




Document Preparation
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Office Administration
up arrow 2%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 2%

Drafting Correspondence
0%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%



Spanish Language
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 24%