Paralegal Supervisor Salary
The average pay for a Paralegal Supervisor is $62,158 per year.
|Salary||$38,084 - $95,086|
|Bonus||$354.79 - $6,904|
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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).)
|$32,546 - $93,267|
|Hourly Rate||$13.28 - $40.73|
|Bonus||$354.79 - $6,904|
|Total Pay (||$32,546 - $93,267|
Job Description for Paralegal Supervisor
Paralegal supervisors oversee paralegals on behalf of their employer and hold ultimate responsibility for the work of paralegals they supervise. They provide guidance and assistance as needed to their subordinate paralegals, especially on more complex and important projects. A paralegal supervisor's duties include assigning tasks and evaluating paralegals' work, developing protocols for paralegals to follow and filing reports for his or her unit to outside agencies and county or city legal departments.Read More...
The supervisor should have an in-depth knowledge of laws and statutes within their jurisdiction, which helps them oversee the work of the paralegals they supervise. They also need to know all of their company's rules and procedures, as well as be able to train their paralegals on them. Paralegal supervisors generally work full time in a law office environment.
The minimum educational requirement for paralegal supervisors typically includes an associate's degree in paralegal studies. They must also pass either the National Association of Legal Assistants-Paralegals' certification exam or complete the American Bar Association paralegal program. Previous experience as a paralegal is needed, and managerial experience may also be required or preferred. Paralegal supervisors need to have excellent management, organizational and critical thinking skills, as well as be able to effectively plan, organize and distribute tasks to employees. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Paralegal Supervisor Tasks
- Supervise, coordinate and monitor work flow of paralegals in order to meet deadlines.
- Consult with attorneys to resolve problems; output quality and work deadlines.
- Hire and evaluate subordinate employees, train in company policies and procedures.
- Research, analyze legal investigations and prepare legal documents.
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Pay by Experience Level for Paralegal Supervisor
Pay by Experience for a Paralegal Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Paralegal Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Paralegal Supervisor 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 28 salaries. An experienced Paralegal Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 34 salaries. A Paralegal Supervisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 25 salaries.
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