The average pay for a Late-Career Paralegal is $56,089 per year.

$39,082 - $77,809
$39K
$56K
$78K
MEDIAN: $56,089
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$17.48 - $34.70
$17
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,082 - $77,809  
   
Bonus
$405.47 - $6,953  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $7,424  
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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$39,055 - $79,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,176
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$17.48 - $34.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$23.55 - $60.72  
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
$405.47 - $6,953  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $7,424  
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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$39,055 - $79,224  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 436

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%

Real Estate
up arrow 3%

Litigation Case Management
0%

Document Management
0%

Legal Research
0%

National Average
$55,000







Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Office Administration
up arrow 6%

Typing
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 249 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Common Health Benefits

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