Average Paralegal Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$49,196
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$1,454
Bonus
$509
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The average salary for a Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $49,196.
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$35k
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$49k
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$69k
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$35k - $69k
Bonus
$487 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $509
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$34k - $70k
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research, Drafting Correspondence, Case Management, Client Interaction 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 $37,874 based on 21 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,095 based on 100 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,063 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,766 based on 52 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $63,458.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 24.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (23.9% more) and Houston, Texas (5.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 280 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.5%
Early Career
35.7%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
18.6%
Late Career
17.9%