Paralegal in Columbus, Ohio Salary

Columbus Paralegals take home an average $45K per year. Although a majority have medical coverage and more than two-fifths have dental coverage, just under one in three claim no health benefits at all. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Paralegals in Columbus, Ohio making up 77 percent. Job satisfaction for Paralegals in Columbus is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,677 - $57,095
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$45K
$57K
MEDIAN: $44,699
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$11.74 - $20.38
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$0$57K
Salary $29,677 - $57,095
Bonus $125.00
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$27,466 - $55,318
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $11.74 - $20.38
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $125.00
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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$27,466 - $55,318
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 14 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲25%

Late-Career
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$40,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲24%

Typing
▲22%

Document Management
▲21%

Legal Research
▲19%



Microsoft Word
▲13%

Litigation Case Management
▲12%

Knowledge Discovery
▲9%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼1%

Client Interaction
▼7%

Office Administration
▼13%

Bankruptcy
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 30%
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