The average salary for a Paralegal with Document Preparation skills in Denver, Colorado is $49,819.
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Job Description for Paralegal
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 clients…Read more
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Popular Skills for Paralegal
Litigation Case Management
Skills in Case Management and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence, Document Management and Client Interaction.
Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal
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 $38,671 based on 11 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,595 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,548 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,666 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,216.
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Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 24.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.5% more) and San Diego, California (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (0.4% less).
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