A Paralegal in Fort Myers, Florida earns an average salary of $44,505 per year. A skill in Knowledge Discovery is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $44,505
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,342 - $66,084  
   
Bonus
$935  
Total Pay (?
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$28,807 - $51,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$14.39  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$935  
   
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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$28,807 - $51,745  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Fort Myers, Florida

Lee County, Florida
74,015
Male:
36,850 (49.8%)
Female:
37,165 (50.2%)
Fort Myers is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. Fort Myers is a gateway to the Southwest Florida region and a major tourist destination within Florida. The winter homes of Thomas Edison ("Seminole Lodge") and Henry Ford ("The Mangoes") are a primary tourist attraction in the region. The city is named after Colonel Abraham Myers. The geographic statistical area is serviced by Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), located southeast of the city. Fort Myers was one of the first forts built along the Caloosahatchee River as a base of operations against the Seminole Indians during the American Indian Wars. During the Seminole Wars, Fort Myers was a strategic location for its visibility and access to Atlantic waterways. After the Wars, Confederate blockade runners and cattle ranchers called Fort Myers home. These settlers prospered through trading with Seminole Indians and Union Soldiers. Settlement and founding The Fort Myers community...
Fort Myers:
$41,586
Florida:
$49,426
$914
Fort Myers:
$173,700
Florida:
$179,800
4.5%

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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Knowledge Discovery
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Drafting Correspondence
up arrow 1%

National Average
$37,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 5%

Document Preparation
up arrow 9%

Case Management
up arrow 10%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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