Real Estate Paralegal Salary

A Real Estate Paralegal earns an average salary of $48,056 per year.

$32,559 - $72,497
$33K
$49K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,550
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90%

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$13.31 - $29.06
$13
$19
$29
MEDIAN: $19.24
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,559 - $72,497  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$30,887 - $71,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.31 - $29.06  
   
Overtime
$14.84 - $44.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$195.74 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,800  
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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$30,887 - $71,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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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

  • Assist in drafting client communications, contract provisions and other documents, including deeds, mortgages, lien releases, etc.
  • Conduct legal research on applicable real estate laws.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Real Estate Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Real Estate Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Real Estate Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Real Estate Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 143 salaries. A Real Estate Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 109 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,405

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Key Stats for Real Estate Paralegal

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Real Estate Paralegal Salaries

▲19%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$46,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Real Estate Paralegal Salaries



▲5%

National Average
$46,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 34%
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