Paralegal with Filing Court Documents Skills Salary

A Paralegal with Filing Court Documents skills earns an average wage of $18.10 per hour.

$26,784 - $60,434
$27K
$43K
$60K
MEDIAN: $43,001
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50%
90%

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$11.82 - $26.06
$12
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.22
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$0$60K
Salary $26,784 - $60,434
Bonus $199 - $3,045
Profit Sharing $900
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,284 - $58,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $11.82 - $26.06
Overtime $21.38 - $43.68
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $199 - $3,045
Profit Sharing $900
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,284 - $58,630
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 64

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.

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Paralegal Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

Pay by Experience for a Paralegal has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Paralegal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 13 salaries. A Paralegal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Paralegal

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Paralegal Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 38%