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Real Estate Paralegal Salary

A Real Estate Paralegal earns an average salary of $46,768 per year. A skill in Legal Document Review is associated with high pay for this job.
$32,779 - $69,237
(Median)
$33K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,768
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$12.10 - $28.79
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$12
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,779 - $69,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
Profit Sharing
$51.65 - $10,500  
Commission
$2,430 - $9,767  
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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$30,097 - $70,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 536
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.10 - $28.79  
   
Overtime
$17.95 - $49.14  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,074  
   
Commission
$2,430 - $9,767  
Profit Sharing
$51.65 - $10,500  
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).
)
$30,097 - $70,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
United States (change)

Job Description for Real Estate Paralegal

A real estate paralegal reports to an attorney, prepares/reviews real estate documents, and ensures that communication always flows smoothly between lawyers and buyers, sellers, lenders and real estate agents. A real estate paralegal can work for various parties in the real estate field, be they buyers or sellers, but the ability to adhere to deadlines is essential for ensuring that properties are closed on time. Strong teamwork skills are also important, as those in this position often work on a team of lawyers and other paralegals.

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Real Estate Paralegal Tasks

  • Work with brokers, escrow agents and lenders to expedite buying processes, clear title defects and resolve other legal issues.
  • Prepare and review closing documents and settlement statements.
  • Assist in drafting client communications, contract provisions and other documents, including deeds, mortgages, lien releases, etc.
  • Conduct legal research on applicable real estate laws.

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Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Paralegal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Real Estate Paralegal Salaries



National Average
$45,000



Skills That Affect Real Estate Paralegal Salaries

Legal Document Review
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National Average
$45,000

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 29%