Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

The average pay for a Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts is $45,415 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,954 - $75,131
$34K
$46K
$75K
MEDIAN: $45,533
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50%
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$14.57 - $36.99
$15
$18
$37
MEDIAN: $17.68
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$0$76K
Salary $33,954 - $75,131
Bonus $0.00 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $1,015
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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$31,686 - $76,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 83
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $14.57 - $36.99
Overtime $35.00
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $1,015
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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$31,686 - $76,774
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

Paralegal Job Listings

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 $40,000 based on 64 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 $53,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 15 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 $68,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

▲48%

▲34%

▲15%

National Average
$46,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Paralegal Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲12%

Medical Records
▲8%

Microsoft Word
▲4%

Typing
▲3%


National Average
$46,000




Office Administration
▼3%

Knowledge Discovery
▼3%





Research Analysis
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 23%