Mid-Career Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Mid-Career Paralegal / Legal Assistant is $48,002 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Excel, Document Management, and Litigation Case Management.

$33,391 - $68,148
$33K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,002
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$12.59 - $25.85
$13
$17
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MEDIAN: $17.33
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,391 - $68,148  
   
Bonus
$352.35 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$29,989 - $66,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.59 - $25.85  
   
Overtime
$12.00 - $48.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$352.35 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$29,989 - $66,156  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Microsoft Excel
▲25%

Document Management
▲11%

Litigation Case Management
▲11%

Legal Research
▲9%

Online Research
▲9%

Office Administration
▲8%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

Client Interaction
▲3%

Drafting Correspondence
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Case Management
▼1%

Filing Court Documents
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼3%

Typing
▼4%

Document Preparation
▼5%

Bankruptcy
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 30%