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Paralegal Assistant Salary

A Paralegal Assistant earns an average salary of $40,344 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$26,376 - $50,164
(Median)
$26K
$40K
$50K
MEDIAN: $40,343
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50%
90%

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$10.50 - $23.01
(Median)
$10
$14
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,376 - $50,164  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
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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$24,264 - $51,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.50 - $23.01  
   
Overtime
$18.91 - $34.69  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
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).
)
$24,264 - $51,397  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Job Description for Paralegal Assistant

  • Write drafts of motions, procedures, statements and other documents.
  • Maintain, organize and update files.
  • Draw up standard paperwork, documents, and forms needed for cases.
  • Research cases and laws.
  • Provide legal and research support for attorneys.

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Experience Affects Paralegal Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 21%
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