A Paralegal with Office Administration skills earns an average salary of $42,738 per year.

$29,909 - $63,342
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,738
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$11.83 - $25.25
(Median)
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,909 - $63,342  
   
Bonus
$125.84 - $5,111  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $9,500  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$26,805 - $61,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 858
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.83 - $25.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$18.20 - $44.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$125.84 - $5,111  
   
Commission
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $9,500  
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).
)
$26,805 - $61,886  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 670
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,016

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%



National Average
$40,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 290 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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