Late-Career Paralegal Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Paralegal is $52,937 per year.
Late-Career Paralegal Total Pay (?
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$37,204 - $74,190
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,936
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Late-Career Paralegal Total Pay (?
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$16.53 - $34.28
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,204 - $74,190  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,203  
Profit Sharing
$1,181 - $6,520  
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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$37,106 - $77,124  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,783
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.53 - $34.28  
   
Overtime
$22.46 - $55.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,203  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,181 - $6,520  
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).
)
$37,106 - $77,124  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,783
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Austin
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Minneapolis
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Philadelphia
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Dallas
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Las Vegas
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National Average
$54,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%
Document Management
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Knowledge Discovery
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Litigation Case Management
0%
Medical Records
0%
Microsoft Word
0%
National Average
$54,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Legal Research
up arrow 1%
Client Interaction
up arrow 2%
Real Estate
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Document Preparation
up arrow 3%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Typing
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 27%
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