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Paralegal Salary in New York (United States)

A Paralegal in New York, New York earns an average salary of $44,689 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance, Case Management, and Knowledge Discovery. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Paralegal in New York, New York Salary (?
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$32,136 - $72,266
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,688
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Paralegal in New York, New York Salary (?
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$11.15 - $28.45
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,136 - $72,266  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $3,750  
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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$30,728 - $75,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 500
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $28.45  
   
Overtime
$22.46 - $55.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $3,750  
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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$30,728 - $75,677  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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Experience Affects Paralegal in New York, New York Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%
National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Paralegal in New York, New York Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Research Analysis
up arrow 4%
Legal Research
up arrow 3%
Document Preparation
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Drafting Correspondence
0%
National Average
$45,000
Typing
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Client Interaction
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Spanish Language
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 100 votes.

Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 22%