Average Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal Salary

$67,800
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$2,115
Bonus
$2,975
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The average salary for an Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal is $67,800.
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$46k
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What Do Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegals Do?

Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal Tasks
  • Manage auditing patent files, and prepare patent status summary reports.
  • Prepare and review standard agreements, and copyedit other documents as necessary.
  • Maintain docketing entries and provide administrative support.
  • Organize and manage the database and support direct filing of patents.

Job Satisfaction for Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal

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Popular Employer Salaries for Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal

The top respondents for the job title Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal are from the companies Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C., Perkins Coie Llp and Fish & Richardson P.C.. Reported salaries are highest at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice where the average pay is $86,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Perkins Coie Llp, earning around $83,988. Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. pays the lowest at around $62,666. Fish & Richardson P.C. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,000.

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What Are Popular Skills for Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegals?

Skills in Prosecution are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Legal Research, Document Preparation and Intellectual Property (IP).

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegals?

An entry-level Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,855 based on 15 salaries. An early career Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,655 based on 255 salaries. A mid-career Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,964 based on 208 salaries. An experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,706 based on 279 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,985.
Employees with Intellectual Property (IP) Paralegal in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (22.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (10.9% less), Seattle, Washington (7.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 867 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.7%
Early Career
29.4%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
32.2%
Late Career
12.7%

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