Average Litigation Paralegal Salary

$55,462
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,948
Bonus
$10,600
Commission
$2,913
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The average salary for a Litigation Paralegal is $55,462.
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$40k
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$55k
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$78k
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What Do Litigation Paralegals Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Litigation Paralegals?

Skills in Litigation Case Management, Complex Litigation Case Management and Knowledge Discovery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Litigation Paralegals?

An entry-level Litigation Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,580 based on 40 salaries. An early career Litigation Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,153 based on 405 salaries. A mid-career Litigation Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,091 based on 346 salaries. An experienced Litigation Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,070 based on 371 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,622.
Employees with Litigation Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 33.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (10.4% more) and New York, New York (10.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.9% less) and Washington, District of Columbia (2.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,493 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
27.1%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
24.8%
Late Career
22.2%

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