Paralegal Assistant Salary

A Paralegal Assistant earns an average salary of $39,341 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$29,534 - $50,707
$30K
$40K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,173
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50%
90%

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$11.63 - $20.40
$12
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.93
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$0$50K
Salary $29,534 - $50,707
Bonus $0.00 - $1,987
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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$26,303 - $49,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.63 - $20.40
Overtime $15.10 - $36.14
Annual Data $0$49K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,987
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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$26,303 - $49,510
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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United States (change)

Job Description for Paralegal Assistant

Paralegal assistants help lawyers prepare for meetings and trials. Paralegal assistants will ensure that all of the correct paperwork is filled out before a trial or hearing is going to happen. In addition to organizing paperwork, a paralegal assistant will work with a lawyer's clients. Answering phones and talking to clients about any simple concerns regarding appointment times and dates are things a paralegal assistant does on a daily basis.

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Paralegal Assistant Tasks

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

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Key Stats for Paralegal Assistant

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Paralegal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲27%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Assistant Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Legal Document Review
▼6%

Legal Research
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 23%
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