Average Early-Career Paralegal Salary in New York, New York

$46,283
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$1,483
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Paralegal in New York, New York is $46,283.
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$35k
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$46k
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$62k
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$35k - $62k
Bonus
$305 - $5k
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$33k - $62k
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What Do Paralegals Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Paralegals?

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

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 $41,953 based on 124 salaries. A mid-career Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,268 based on 169 salaries. An experienced Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,203 based on 146 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,910.
Employees with Paralegal in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 32.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (14.1% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.4% less), Denver, Colorado (8.1% less) and Houston, Texas (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 507 survey responses.
Entry Level
24.5%
Mid Career
33.3%
Experienced
28.8%
Late Career
13.4%