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$46kAverage Paralegal Salary in the United States
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Paralegal Salaries

3.5 (Based on 28 salary ratings)

Paralegals earn $22 per hour on average, or $46,000 annually, which is 20% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Paralegals work for Bingham McCutchen at $94,500 annually while the lowest paid Paralegals work for Graham & Associates earning approximately $22,000 each year.

Paralegal (2,563 salaries)
Happiest Paralegals are at United States Navy (6 salaries)
Highest Paid Paralegals are at Bingham McCutchen (4 salaries)
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2,563 Paralegal Salaries and Reviews

$45K
Paralegal at Sacks & Sacks
Posted 4 months ago in New York City, NY

"The pay at Sacks & Sacks, LLP has been decent. I was hired to work with a Junior Attorney at a salary of $29,000.00. I was given a raise after two years of employment of $35,000.00. My family relocated to Georgia and as I tried to resign I was given another raise with a salary at $45,000.00 my third year within the firm. I was then denied any raises within the last 5 years with an option of overtime to compensate the many late hours and weekends worked. Currently there is no overtime pay."

$25K
Paralegal at Law Office of Amy L. Klingler
Posted 7 months ago in Manchester Center, VT

"I am underpaid in an economic sense but this shortfall is somewhat made up in the experience I am gaining as a paralegal and Internet Marketer."

$75K
Paralegal at Bachus & Schanker
Posted last month in Denver, CO

"I was being paid exactly what I should be paid in regards to the amount of fees I was bringing in for the firm."

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$41K
Paralegal at Charles H. Torres
Posted last month in Denver, CO

"It was a decent starting salary for a company that provided nothing more but pay."

$68K
Paralegal at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Posted 7 months ago in Costa Mesa, CA

"Underpaid because of poor staff support and unreasonable billing requirements."

Average Paralegal Employee Salaries in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2009 $49000
2010 $49000
2011 $51000
2012 $43000
2013 $38000
$39K
Paralegal at JPMorgan
Posted 4 months ago in Iselin, NJ

"Each firm or a financial institution can pay a person what they can afford."

$37K
Paralegal at Applied Discovery
Posted 8 months ago in Charlotte, NC

"I am being paid the fair market rate in my city."

$30K
Paralegal at Law Office of Ng & Wasserman
Posted 6 months ago in New York City, NY

"I was paid $30,000 annually in this law firm."

$40K
Paralegal at Craig Swapp & Associates
Posted 4 months ago

"I am probably underpaid for what I do."

$34K
Paralegal at Evan Guthrie Law Firm
Posted 7 months ago in Charleston, SC

"Compensated at just the right amount."

$50K
Paralegal at Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise
Posted last month in Houston, TX

"I'm doing great its all from G-d."

$25K
Paralegal at United States Army
Posted 2 months ago in Fort Hood, TX

"Underpaid! I went to war."

$42K
Paralegal at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle
Posted 6 months ago in New York City, NY

"Seems about right."

$60K
Paralegal at Thomson Reuters
Posted this month
$55K
Paralegal at AT&T
Posted 2 years ago in Atlanta, GA
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