Average Paralegal Salary in United Kingdom

£19,298
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£828
Bonus
£491
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Paralegal in United Kingdom is £19,298.
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£15k
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£29k
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MEDIAN £19,298
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Salary
£15k - £29k
Bonus
£203 - £3k
Profit Sharing
£150 - £750
Total Pay
£15k - £30k

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Job Description for Paralegal

Popular Employer Salaries for Paralegal

The top respondents for the job title Paralegal are from the companies Irwin Mitchell, Slater and Gordon and Lyons Davidson. Reported salaries are highest at Clyde & Co where the average pay is £20,085. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Slater and Gordon, earning around £18,434. Lyons Davidson pays the lowest at around £17,000. Irwin Mitchell also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £17,467.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Paralegal. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Paralegal
Senior Paralegal
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Paralegal Job Listings

Popular Skills for Paralegal

Skills in Legal Research and Legal Document Review are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Case Management and Drafting Correspondence.

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

An entry-level Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £17,455 based on 555 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £18,964 based on 907 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,994 based on 201 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,328 based on 127 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £23,769.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 25.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (12.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cardiff, Wales: Cardiff (8.3% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (6.9% less) and Birmingham, England: Birmingham (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,840 survey responses.
Entry Level
30.2%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
10.9%
Experienced
6.9%
Late Career
2.7%

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