Late-Career Paralegal Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Paralegal is $52,655 per year.
Late-Career Paralegal Salary (?
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$37,280 - $73,622
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $52,655
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Late-Career Paralegal Salary (?
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$16.60 - $34.10
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,280 - $73,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,149  
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $6,655  
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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$37,137 - $76,400  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.60 - $34.10  
   
Overtime
$22.87 - $54.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,149  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,021 - $6,655  
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).
)
$37,137 - $76,400  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 481
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Houston
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Austin
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Miami
up arrow 20%
Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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Dallas
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Phoenix
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Las Vegas
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National Average
$53,000
Tampa
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%
Document Management
up arrow 2%
Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%
National Average
$53,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Medical Records
up arrow 1%
Client Interaction
up arrow 2%
Legal Research
up arrow 2%
Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%
Office Administration
up arrow 2%
Real Estate
up arrow 2%
Document Preparation
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Typing
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
97%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 28%
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