Paralegal Assistant Salary (United States)

A Paralegal Assistant earns an average wage of $14.49 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
Paralegal Assistant Total Pay (?
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$24,500 - $53,444
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,708
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Paralegal Assistant Total Pay (?
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$10.75 - $23.49
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,500 - $53,444  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $2,980  
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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$23,062 - $53,749  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.75 - $23.49  
   
Overtime
$15.27 - $35.04  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $2,980  
   
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).
)
$23,062 - $53,749  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Experience Affects Paralegal Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%
National Average
$34,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
92%
female alumni
 
Male
8%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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