Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Paralegal is $49,717
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals?
An entry-level Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,935 based on 808 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,030 based on 5,141 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Paralegals Do?
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 …Read more