Average Late-Career Paralegal Salary

$58,707
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,986
Bonus
$0
Commission
$2,898
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The average salary for a Late-Career Paralegal is $58,707.
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$41k
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$59k
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$80k
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$41k - $80k
Bonus
$494 - $7k
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$965 - $8k
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$40k - $82k
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Job Description for Paralegal

Popular Employer Salaries for Paralegal

The top respondents for the job title Paralegal are from the companies Family Law Office, McCormick Barstow and McCormick Barstow. Reported salaries are highest at McCormick Barstow where the average pay is $52,000. Family Law Office pays the lowest at around $45,000.

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Popular Skills for Paralegal

Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence, Litigation Case Management, Client Interaction, Case Management and Document Preparation.

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 $38,787 based on 1,276 salaries. An early career Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,032 based on 7,461 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,009 based on 4,102 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,852 based on 4,311 salaries.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (25.4% more) and Denver, Colorado (9.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17,150 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
43.5%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
25.1%