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2,742 Paralegal Salaries

Paralegals earn $46,000 annually on average, or $22 per hour, which is 36% less than the national average for all working Americans. Our data indicates that the best paid Paralegals work for Danaher at $100,000 annually while the lowest paid Paralegals work for Branford Hall Career Institute earning approximately $20,000 each year.

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$48K Heckler & Frabizzio's Average Paralegal Salary (4 salaries)

+$2K (4%) more than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
+$7K (15%) more than average Heckler & Frabizzio salary ($41K)
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-$3K (6%) less than average Heckler & Frabizzio Paralegal salary ($48K)
"I am happy with my compensation and would speak to my supervising attorney if I was unhappy."
-$8K (18%) less than average Heckler & Frabizzio Paralegal salary ($48K)
"Given my experience it is good."
+$2K (4%) more than average Heckler & Frabizzio Paralegal salary ($48K)
"I feel I am adequately compensated."
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$51K United States Army's Average Paralegal Salary (35 salaries)

+$5K (10%) more than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
+$9K (19%) more than average United States Army salary ($42K)
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-$25K (64%) less than average United States Army Paralegal salary ($51K)
"Low but the experience gained was valuable."
-$26K (68%) less than average United States Army Paralegal salary ($51K)
"Underpaid! I went to war."
-$21K (51%) less than average United States Army Paralegal salary ($51K)
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$47K Small Business Administration's Average Paralegal Salary (48 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
Equal to average Small Business Administration salary ($47K)
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+$43K (62%) more than average Small Business Administration Paralegal salary ($47K)
"Although I am paid well for my work in terms of overall salary, I am also currently working 60 hours every week. In terms of pay based on hours worked I believe it is a fair and adequate compensation."
+$24K (40%) more than average Small Business Administration Paralegal salary ($47K)
-$9K (21%) less than average Small Business Administration Paralegal salary ($47K)
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$47K Robert Half's Average Paralegal Salary (35 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
-$3K (6%) less than average Robert Half salary ($50K)
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+$3K (6%) more than average Robert Half Paralegal salary ($47K)
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-$6K (13%) less than average Robert Half Paralegal salary ($47K)
+$4K (8%) more than average Robert Half Paralegal salary ($47K)
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$46K United States Department of Justice's Average Paralegal Salary (12 salaries)

Equal to national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
+$6K (13%) more than average United States Department of Justice salary ($40K)
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+$6K (12%) more than average United States Department of Justice Paralegal salary ($46K)
"My most recent compensation began at $25.000/hour, not including overtime."
-$5K (11%) less than average United States Department of Justice Paralegal salary ($46K)
-$6K (13%) less than average United States Department of Justice Paralegal salary ($46K)
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$47K United States Air Force's Average Paralegal Salary (11 salaries)

+$1K (2%) more than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
-$1K (2%) less than average United States Air Force salary ($48K)
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-$9K (21%) less than average United States Air Force Paralegal salary ($47K)
"The pay in the Air Force is based strictly on rank and time served. The longer you've been in and the higher your rank, the more you make. It might be slightly less than what you'd earn on the civilian side to begin, but the benefits (TriCare, GI Bill, etc.) that come along with military service are fantastic."
-$17K (44%) less than average United States Air Force Paralegal salary ($47K)
+$24K (40%) more than average United States Air Force Paralegal salary ($47K)
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$29K Reisenfeld & Associates' Average Paralegal Salary (8 salaries)

-$17K (45%) less than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
-$3K (9%) less than average Reisenfeld & Associates salary ($32K)
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+$3K (9%) more than average Reisenfeld & Associates Paralegal salary ($29K)
"I am making less than other paralegals, but I feel that I've gained valuable insight into an important field."
+$1K (3%) more than average Reisenfeld & Associates Paralegal salary ($29K)
-$9K (36%) less than average Reisenfeld & Associates Paralegal salary ($29K)
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$45K McGuireWoods' Average Paralegal Salary (7 salaries)

-$1K (2%) less than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
-$5K (10%) less than average McGuireWoods salary ($50K)
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+$4K (8%) more than average McGuireWoods Paralegal salary ($45K)
"For my position I believe that my salary was competitive for the market. I started at $47,000 There are opportunities to move up but it is a very long process. There are three levels which could potentially allow for a $10,000 pay increase depending on experience. You do get an annual raise but it is very low. There is potential for a bonus yearly but it is very difficult to achieve based on the policies of the firm."
+$15K (28%) more than average McGuireWoods Paralegal salary ($45K)
-$15K (40%) less than average McGuireWoods Paralegal salary ($45K)
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$52K CitiGroup's Average Paralegal Salary (6 salaries)

+$6K (12%) more than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
-$9K (15%) less than average CitiGroup salary ($61K)
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+$13K (22%) more than average CitiGroup Paralegal salary ($52K)
"Better than average"
-$2K (3%) less than average CitiGroup Paralegal salary ($52K)
-$3K (5%) less than average CitiGroup Paralegal salary ($52K)
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$75K Independent Contractor's Average Paralegal Salary (5 salaries)

+$29K (47%) more than national average Paralegal salary ($46K)
+$15K (22%) more than average Independent Contractor salary ($60K)
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+$29K (32%) more than average Independent Contractor Paralegal salary ($75K)
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-$46K (88%) less than average Independent Contractor Paralegal salary ($75K)
-$49K (97%) less than average Independent Contractor Paralegal salary ($75K)
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