Average Early-Career Corporate Paralegal Salary

$56,870
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,296
Bonus
$2,600
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The average salary for an Early-Career Corporate Paralegal is $56,870.
10%
$41k
MEDIAN
$57k
90%
$79k
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$41k - $79k
Bonus
$509 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$550 - $8k
Total Pay
$41k - $81k

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Popular Skills for Corporate Paralegal

Skills in Corporate, Corporate Governance and Legal Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management and Legal Document Review.

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. A mid-career Corporate Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,281 based on 235 salaries. An experienced Corporate Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,622 based on 264 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,837.
Employees with Corporate Paralegal in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 36.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Palo Alto, California (13.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (5.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 699 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.6%
Mid Career
33.6%
Experienced
37.8%
Late Career
27.0%

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