£18,991
Avg. Salary
£9.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£786

Bonus

£491

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Paralegal is £9.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Paralegal is £18,991 per year.

£6.63
10%
£9.34
50%
£16.99
90%
MEDIAN £9.34
£14k
10%
£19k
50%
£28k
90%
MEDIAN £18,991
£14,172 - £28,156
£14K
£19K
£28K
MEDIAN: £18,991
10%
50%
90%
£6.63 - £16.99
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£9
£17
MEDIAN: £9.34
10%
50%
90%
£0£29K
Salary £14,172 - £28,156
Bonus £0.00 - £3,072
Profit Sharing £491
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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£14,189 - £29,153
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,413
Hourly Data £0£32
Hourly Rate £6.63 - £16.99
Overtime £0.00 - £32.50
Annual Data £0£29K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,072
Profit Sharing £491
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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£14,189 - £29,153
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 84

Job Description for Paralegal

Paralegals perform legal-, regulatory- and business-related research for lawyers working at their organization. Most of the time, paralegals work for law offices, corporations’ legal departments or courts. These professionals also provide legal support services to attorneys. They assist lawyers in filing materials such as motions, memoranda, pleadings and briefs in various court systems, as well as accompany lawyers to see clients and/or to go to court.

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 702 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 143 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤24,000 based on 85 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤23,000 based on 31 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

26%

22%

8%

-3%

-7%

-12%

-19%

National Average: £19,127

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Paralegal Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Paralegal?

Paralegal in Leicester:
"Interesting work."
Pros: Learning new skills. Increasing responsibility. Training juniors. Friendly working atmosphere.
Cons: Low pay.

Paralegal in Leicester:
"Interesting work."
Pros: Learning new skills. Increasing responsibility. Training juniors. Friendly working atmosphere.
Cons: Low pay.

Paralegal in Leicester:
"Interesting work."
Pros: Learning new skills. Increasing responsibility. Training juniors. Friendly working atmosphere.
Cons: Low pay.

Paralegal in Bristol:
"Lively, Energetic, Lots of Opportunity."
Pros: The people are incredibly helpful and willing to provide guidance and training when needed.
Cons: The transport links to the city from outside neighbouring towns and villages is appalling.

Paralegal in Manchester:
"Brilliant."
Pros: The fast paced environment.
Cons: Working for other people.

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Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲28%

▲22%

▲16%

National Average
₤19,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲61%

Legal Compliance
▲8%

conveyancing
▲6%

Administration
▲5%




National Average
₤19,000

Drafting Correspondence
▼2%



Negotiation
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 63%