Average Early-Career Paralegal with Legal Research Skills Salary in Seattle, Washington

$54,393
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$1,400
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The average salary for an Early-Career Paralegal with Legal Research skills in Seattle, Washington is $54,393.
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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Management, Client Interaction, Case Management 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 $40,805 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,205 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,398 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 13.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (2.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (24.5% less), Houston, Texas (21.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (19.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 43 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.6%
Mid Career
46.5%
Experienced
41.9%