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Real Estate Paralegal Salary (United States)

A Real Estate Paralegal earns an average salary of $46,673 per year.
Real Estate Paralegal Salary (?
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$32,234 - $69,652
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46,672
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Real Estate Paralegal Salary (?
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$12.01 - $28.35
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$32,234 - $69,652  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $6,082  
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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$29,679 - $70,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 561
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.01 - $28.35  
   
Overtime
$17.91 - $48.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
Commission
$2,430 - $9,767  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $6,082  
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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$29,679 - $70,296  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 239
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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
  • 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.

Pay Difference By Location

Denver
up arrow 43%
New York
up arrow 22%
Boston
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Miami
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National Average
$45,000
Atlanta
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Charlotte
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Experience Affects Real Estate Paralegal Salaries

National Average
$45,000

Skills That Affect Real Estate Paralegal Salaries

Legal Research
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National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 132 votes.

Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

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