The average salary for an Experienced Corporate Paralegal is $70,622.
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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 Legal Compliance and Corporate Governance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Legal Document Review and Corporate.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Paralegal
An entry-level Corporate Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,126 based on 11 salaries. An early career Corporate Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,870 based on 351 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,281 based on 235 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,837.
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Employees with Corporate Paralegal in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 26.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (21.4% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (9.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (15.2% less) and Milwaukee, Wisconsin (13.3% less).
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