Average Early-Career Paralegal Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$42,095
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$994
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The average salary for an Early-Career Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $42,095.
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$34k
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$42k
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$54k
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What Do Paralegals Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills in Case Management, Legal Research and Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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. 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 San Francisco, California earn an average of 45.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (25.5% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (15.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 180 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.7%
Mid Career
31.7%
Experienced
28.9%
Late Career
27.8%