Entry-Level Senior Paralegal Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Senior Paralegal is $53,011 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Management, Corporate, and Legal Compliance.

$38,278 - $80,454
$38K
$55K
$80K
MEDIAN: $55,252
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$12.75 - $30.68
$13
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20.79
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$0$80K
Salary $38,278 - $80,454
Bonus $993 - $9,933
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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$36,105 - $76,079
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $12.75 - $30.68
Overtime $29.00 - $45.96
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $993 - $9,933
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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$36,105 - $76,079
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 34

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Senior Paralegal Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Senior Paralegal in Austin:
"Education."
Dive into all the areas of law you can!

Senior Paralegal in Pittsburgh:
"Keep on moving."
Always keep your career in motion - don't let anyone tell you you can't.

Senior Paralegal in Houston:
"Working hard."
Everything has to be perfect - goal needs to be 100%.

Senior Paralegal in Minneapolis:
"When transfering companies..."
Ask about the team culture and length of service of colleagues; if everyone in your department is a long-term employee, they may be adverse to change and benefiting from your fresh perspective.

Senior Paralegal in Pittsburgh:
"Find A Mentor."
If you just graduated from a paralegal certificate program, you will not know what you need to know to get the job done. Find a mentor and study with them. You will not regret that advice.

Key Stats for Senior Paralegal

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
43%
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Skills That Affect Senior Paralegal Salaries

Contract Management
▲21%

Corporate
▲12%

Legal Compliance
▲10%

Litigation Case Management
▲6%

National Average
$53,000

Legal Document Review
▼4%

Document Preparation
▼5%

Case Management
▼8%

Document Management
▼15%

Drafting Correspondence
▼17%

Legal Research
▼18%

Client Interaction
▼20%

Office Administration
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 32%
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