Average Mid-Career Paralegal Salary in New York, New York

$56,366
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$1,968
Bonus
$2,150
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Paralegal in New York, New York is $56,366.
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$41k
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$56k
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$81k
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$41k - $81k
Bonus
$498 - $10k
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$2k - $3k
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$41k - $83k
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What Do Paralegals Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

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

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 $46,283 based on 413 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,203 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,910.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.7% more) and San Diego, California (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.4% less), Denver, Colorado (8.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 751 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.5%
Early Career
55.0%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
9.1%