Average Entry-Level Paralegal Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$37,874
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$976
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Paralegal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $37,874.
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$32k
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$38k
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$45k
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What Do Paralegals Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Preparation, Legal Research, Client Interaction, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals?

An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,577 based on 102 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,420 based on 58 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 Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (5.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 262 survey responses.
Early Career
38.9%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
19.8%
Late Career
19.1%