Average Paralegal with Legal Research Skills Salary in New York, New York

$49,866
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$2,003
Bonus
$6,000
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The average salary for a Paralegal with Legal Research skills in New York, New York is $49,866.
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$38k
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$50k
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$78k
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$38k - $78k
Bonus
$248 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$36k - $77k
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Popular Skills for Paralegal

Skills in Document Preparation, Case Management and Document Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence and Client Interaction.

Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal

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 $43,944 based on 41 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,846 based on 109 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,344 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,372 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $77,730.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 38.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (28.8% more) and San Diego, California (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 238 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.2%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
17.2%
Experienced
15.1%
Late Career
4.6%