Mid-Career Paralegal or Legal Assistant Salary

Average Mid-Career Paralegal or Legal Assistants make around $50K per year. Although approximately two in five lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage, too. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,907 - $75,878
$31K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,316
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50%
90%

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$13.09 - $24.02
$13
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.69
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$0$75K
Salary $30,907 - $75,878
Bonus $201.34 - $11,920
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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$29,547 - $75,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $24.02
Overtime $21.20 - $58.99
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $201.34 - $11,920
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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$29,547 - $75,125
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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Key Stats for Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
5-9 years
71%
10-19 years
29%
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Skills That Affect Paralegal or Legal Assistant Salaries

Office Administration
▲38%

Legal Research
▲23%

Document Preparation
▲4%

Litigation Case Management
▲3%

Filing Court Documents
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Document Management
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Microsoft Word
▼2%

Typing
▼2%

Case Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 40%
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