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Late-Career Paralegal Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Paralegal is $53,125 per year.
Late-Career Paralegal Salary (?
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$37,391 - $74,225
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $53,124
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Late-Career Paralegal Salary (?
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$16.67 - $34.92
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,391 - $74,225  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,155  
Profit Sharing
$1,159 - $6,945  
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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$37,274 - $77,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.67 - $34.92  
   
Overtime
$23.90 - $55.03  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,155  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,159 - $6,945  
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).
)
$37,274 - $77,225  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 504
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$54,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%
Document Management
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Litigation Case Management
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Knowledge Discovery
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Microsoft Word
0%
Real Estate
0%
National Average
$54,000
Case Management
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Legal Research
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Document Preparation
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Client Interaction
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Drafting Correspondence
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Medical Records
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Microsoft Office
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Office Administration
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Typing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 425 votes.

Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 28%