The average pay for a Paralegal in Southfield, Michigan is $44,333 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$30,201 - $69,844
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MEDIAN: $44,332
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$9.96 - $21.51
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$30,201 - $69,844  
   
Bonus
$100.67 - $4,392  
Total Pay (?
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$27,124 - $68,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $21.51  
   
Overtime
$26.61  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$100.67 - $4,392  
   
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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$27,124 - $68,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Southfield, Michigan

Oakland County, Michigan
73,177
Male:
31,369 (42.9%)
Female:
41,808 (57.1%)
Southfield is a city in Oakland County of the US state of Michigan. It is a northern suburb of Detroit, MI. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 71,739. A part of Metro Detroit's upscale office market, the city's marque is a cluster of five golden skyscrapers – known as the "Golden Triangle" – that form the contemporary 2,200,000 square feet (204,400 m2) Southfield Town Center office complex with a Westin Hotel and a conference center. In addition, a 33-story luxury residential high-rise is separate from the complex. To the west, near the confluence of I-696/Reuther Freeway and M-10/Lodge Freeway, is the American Center. Southfield was surveyed in 1817 according to the plan by Michigan territorial governor Lewis Cass. The first settlers came from nearby Birmingham and Royal Oak, Michigan, as well as the states of New York and Vermont. The area that would become Southfield was settled...
Southfield:
$50,557
Michigan:
$51,084
$1,057
Southfield:
$136,000
Michigan:
$137,500
3.5%

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Document Preparation
up arrow 6%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%

National Average
$42,000

Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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