Mid-Career Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salary

The average pay for a Mid-Career Paralegal / Legal Assistant is $47,174 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Litigation Case Management, Legal Research, and Document Management.

$34,076 - $66,996
$34K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,174
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$12.63 - $26.17
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$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$34,076 - $66,996  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,139  
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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$30,332 - $66,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.63 - $26.17  
   
Overtime
$16.32 - $48.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$400.00 - $5,139  
   
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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$30,332 - $66,083  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
5-9 years
75%
10-19 years
25%
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Skills That Affect Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Litigation Case Management
▲13%

Legal Research
▲13%

Document Management
▲10%

Office Administration
▲8%

Online Research
▲8%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Organizing
▲2%

Client Interaction
▼0%

National Average
$44,000

Case Management
▼1%

Drafting Correspondence
▼2%

Filing Court Documents
▼4%

Document Preparation
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

Typing
▼8%

Bankruptcy
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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