Average Experienced Senior Paralegal Salary

$71,618
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$3,659
Bonus
$2,728
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Paralegal is $71,618.
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$50k
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$72k
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$96k
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Paralegals?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Paralegals?

An early career Senior Paralegal with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $58,290 based on 122 salaries. A mid-career Senior Paralegal with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,077 based on 345 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,832.
Employees with Senior Paralegal in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (23.0% more) and San Diego, California (12.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (10.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

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Early Career
10.5%
Mid Career
29.7%
Late Career
59.8%

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