Entry-Level Corporate Paralegal Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Corporate Paralegal is $54,488 per year.

$40,494 - $78,541
$40K
$56K
$79K
MEDIAN: $56,500
10%
50%
90%

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$16.75 - $32.14
$17
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.87
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50%
90%

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$0$78K
Salary $40,494 - $78,541
Bonus $512 - $8,414
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$38,958 - $78,124
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $16.75 - $32.14
Overtime $23.73 - $56.44
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $512 - $8,414
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$38,958 - $78,124
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

Corporate Paralegal Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $54,694

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

Corporate Paralegal Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Corporate Paralegal in Los Angeles:
"Non-legal components."
Try to find out how much of your work will consist of non-law or legal duties such as human resources and general office administration (answering phones, making photocopies, distributing mail). Try to determine if you will areas of independent, specialized responsibility, or if your duties will primarily be that of "assistant."

Corporate Paralegal in Hartford:
"The More I Know The Better I Can Be."
Never settle or get comfortable; keep learning and adding new skills to your skill set.

Corporate Paralegal in New York:
"Team Player."
Must be flexible and willing to work overtime with little to no notice; be a team player since at times you may finish your projects before it's due date and will have to help others with their projects; Willing to learn new software; work with little to no supervision;

Key Stats for Corporate Paralegal

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
13%

Skills That Affect Corporate Paralegal Salaries

Corporate Governance
▲4%

Corporate
▲2%

National Average
$55,000

Contract Management
▼2%

Contract Negotiation
▼2%

Document Management
▼3%

Legal Document Review
▼3%

Legal Compliance
▼4%

Organizational Development
▼5%

Legal Research
▼7%

Regulatory Compliance
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 13%