Senior Paralegal with Legal Research Skills Salary

A Senior Paralegal with Legal Research skills earns an average salary of $64,912 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$45,721 - $89,376
$46K
$65K
$89K
MEDIAN: $64,579
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$14.86 - $40.85
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MEDIAN: $26.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,721 - $89,376  
   
Bonus
$606 - $10,351  
Profit Sharing
$4,958  
Total Pay (?
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$44,742 - $90,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.86 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$30.30 - $73.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$606 - $10,351  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,958  
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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$44,742 - $90,355  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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 $43,000 based on 22 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 $58,000 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Senior Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 111 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 $72,000 based on 63 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Paralegal

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Senior Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$64,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 21%
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