The average pay for a Late-Career Paralegal is $55,662 per year.

$39,013 - $77,842
(Median)
$39K
$56K
$78K
MEDIAN: $55,661
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$17.33 - $34.57
(Median)
$17
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,013 - $77,842  
   
Bonus
$479.25 - $7,178  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $7,341  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$38,925 - $79,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$17.33 - $34.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$24.28 - $58.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$479.25 - $7,178  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$805 - $7,341  
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).
)
$38,925 - $79,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 419
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Pay Difference by Location

22%

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15%

12%

12%

-1%

National Average: $54,958

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Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 9%

Real Estate
up arrow 4%

Litigation Case Management
0%

Document Management
0%

National Average
$55,000

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Typing
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 250 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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