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.

$29,233 - $49,798
$29K
$40K
$50K
MEDIAN: $39,592
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50%
90%

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$10.79 - $20.17
$11
$15
$20
MEDIAN: $15.17
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,233 - $49,798  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,550  
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
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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$25,051 - $48,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.79 - $20.17  
   
Overtime
$15.90 - $38.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,550  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,300  
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).
)
$25,051 - $48,288  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 51

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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 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$37,000

▼1%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Assistant Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Legal Document Review
▼4%

Legal Research
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 26%
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