The average salary for a Corporate Paralegal in Chicago, Illinois is $63,311.
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Job Description for Corporate Paralegal
Many large companies have a legal department staffed by attorneys who help ensure that the organization’s business, selling, and hiring practices all adhere to laws. These departments also represent the company in the event of any legal actions. A corporate paralegal typically works in this legal department to assist the attorneys with a variety of tasks. Usually, the paralegal assumes office administrative tasks such as document drafting and categorization. The paralegal also helps perform res…Read more
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Popular Skills for Corporate Paralegal
Legal Document Review
Skills in Corporate, Document Management, Legal Document Review and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Compliance.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Paralegal
An early career Corporate Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,165 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,680 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Corporate Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,409 based on 10 salaries.
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Employees with Corporate Paralegal in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 33.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (18.6% more) and New York, New York (16.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (8.7% less).
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