Average Real Estate Paralegal Salary

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The average salary for a Real Estate Paralegal is $50,131.
MEDIAN $50,131
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$34k - $75k
$241 - $8k
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$986 - $5k
$0 - $10k
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$32k - $75k

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Job Description for Real Estate Paralegal

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.

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Real Estate Paralegal
Senior Paralegal
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Popular Skills for Real Estate Paralegal

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

Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Paralegal

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 $37,054 based on 93 salaries. An early career Real Estate Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,260 based on 214 salaries. A mid-career Real Estate Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,989 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Real Estate Paralegal with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,900 based on 242 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,796.
Employees with Real Estate Paralegal in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 27.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (9.2% less) and Miami, Florida (2.0% less).

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