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Average Real Estate Paralegal Salary

$51,576
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,019
Bonus
$9,600
Commission
$2,150
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Real Estate Paralegal is $51,576.
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$35k
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$52k
90%
$75k
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$35k - $75k
Bonus
$343 - $7k
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$33k - $76k
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What Do Real Estate Paralegals Do?

Real Estate Paralegal Tasks
  • Assist in drafting client communications, contract provisions and other documents, including deeds, mortgages, lien releases, etc.
  • Conduct legal research on applicable real estate laws.
  • Work with brokers, escrow agents and lenders to expedite buying processes, clear title defects and resolve other legal issues.
  • Prepare and review closing documents and settlement statements.

Job Satisfaction for Real Estate Paralegal

4 out of 5
(128)
Highly Satisfied
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What Are Popular Skills for Real Estate Paralegals?

Skills in Real Estate are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Notary, Legal Research, Legal Document Review and Document Preparation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Paralegals?

An entry-level Real Estate Paralegal with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $37,728 based on 21 salaries. An early career Real Estate Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,971 based on 175 salaries. A mid-career Real Estate Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,512 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Real Estate Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,046 based on 186 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,729.
Employees with Real Estate Paralegal in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 27.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (15.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (14.4% less), Raleigh, North Carolina (11.2% less) and Buffalo, New York (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 666 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.2%
Early Career
26.3%
Mid Career
14.7%
Experienced
27.9%
Late Career
27.9%