Senior Paralegal with Corporate Skills Salary

With more than three-quarters of Senior Paralegals with Corporate skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $54K to $102K per year and averages out to $77K per year. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Senior Paralegals with Corporate skills who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 88 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$54,274 - $100,495
$54K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $77,072
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$21.87 - $43.58
$22
$32
$44
MEDIAN: $31.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,274 - $100,495  
   
Bonus
$1,927 - $10,391  
Profit Sharing
$3,100  
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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$54,165 - $101,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$21.87 - $43.58  
   
Overtime
$16.74 - $75.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,927 - $10,391  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,100  
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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$54,165 - $101,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Senior Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Senior Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 86 salaries. A Senior Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 53 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Paralegal

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
37%
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Experience Affects Senior Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

▲3%

National Average
$79,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 9%
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