Late-Career Paralegal Salary

The average pay for a Late-Career Paralegal is $53,914 per year. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,122 - $75,910
(Median)
$38K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,914
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$16.39 - $34.69
(Median)
$16
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,122 - $75,910  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,031  
Profit Sharing
$1,153 - $7,769  
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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$37,616 - $78,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,812
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.39 - $34.69  
   
Overtime
$23.06 - $57.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,031  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,153 - $7,769  
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).
)
$37,616 - $78,515  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 664
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,113

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Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 11%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

Document Management
up arrow 2%

Real Estate
up arrow 2%

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$54,000

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 1%

Document Preparation
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 2%

Medical Records
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 482 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Common Health Benefits

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