Average Experienced Paralegal Salary in New York, New York

$66,203
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$2,447
Bonus
$2,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Paralegal in New York, New York is $66,203.
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$44k
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$66k
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$94k
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$44k - $94k
Bonus
$970 - $7k
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$45k - $95k
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills in Document Management and Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction, Case Management and Document Preparation.

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 $41,953 based on 124 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,292 based on 413 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,268 based on 170 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,428.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 6.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (14.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (12.8% less) and Houston, Texas (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 775 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.0%
Early Career
53.3%
Mid Career
21.9%
Late Career
8.8%