The average salary for an Entry-Level Paralegal in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $35,345.
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Job Description for Paralegal
Paralegals perform legal-, regulatory- and business-related research for lawyers working at their organization. Most of the time, paralegals work for law offices, corporations’ legal departments or courts. These professionals also provide legal support services to attorneys. They assist lawyers in filing materials such as motions, memoranda, pleadings and briefs in various court systems, as well as accompany lawyers to see clients and/or to go to court. Paralegals may have to interview clients…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal
An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,071 based on 48 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,660 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,491 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,990.
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Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.1% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (13.3% more).
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