A Paralegal at Small Law Firm earns an average salary of $38,273 per year.

$31,712 - $58,926
(Median)
$32K
$38K
$59K
MEDIAN: $38,272
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$9.83 - $30.00
(Median)
$9
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,712 - $58,926  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $7,708  
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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$26,328 - $61,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.83 - $30.00  
   
Overtime
$30.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $7,708  
   
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).
)
$26,328 - $61,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%


Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 4%

Medical Records
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Document Management
up arrow 2%

Document Preparation
up arrow 1%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

Typing
0%

Knowledge Discovery
0%

National Average
$40,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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