Paralegal / Legal Assistant with Legal Research Skills Salary

The average salary for a Paralegal / Legal Assistant with Legal Research skills is $49,630 per year.

$31,492 - $79,215
$31K
$50K
$79K
MEDIAN: $49,630
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$12.45 - $25.63
$12
$17
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MEDIAN: $17.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,492 - $79,215  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$27,367 - $72,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.45 - $25.63  
   
Overtime
$20.70 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$489.36 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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).
)
$27,367 - $72,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Paralegal / Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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