Paralegal in Baton Rouge Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $45,812 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$31,929 - $59,364
$32K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $45,240
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$10.07 - $30.12
$10
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.22
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$0$59K
Salary $31,929 - $59,364
Bonus $202.73 - $3,945
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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$29,415 - $59,602
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $30.12
Overtime $32.04
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $202.73 - $3,945
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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$29,415 - $59,602
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
228,596
Male:
111,492 (48.8%)
Female:
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
Baton Rouge:
$41,224
Louisiana:
$45,727
$805
Baton Rouge:
$172,600
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.3%

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 6 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 7 salaries.

Paralegal Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Baton Rouge?

Paralegal in Baton Rouge:
"Go getter, team player."
Pros: I enjoy the legal field, the process is interesting from beginning to end.
Cons: Sometimes the personality conflicts, traffic.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼19%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Case Management
▲5%

Legal Research
▲3%

Medical Records
▲2%

Knowledge Discovery
▲2%

Litigation Case Management
▼0%

Document Management
▼0%

Office Administration
▼0%

National Average
$46,000


Microsoft Word
▼11%

Client Interaction
▼18%

Typing
▼18%

Drafting Correspondence
▼19%

Microsoft Office
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 23%
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