Paralegals Salary

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The average yearly salary for Paralegals is $34,000. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Paralegals, you could expect a starting pay rate of $28,000 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $40,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Paralegals Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Paralegals Salary

$27,200 - $40,800

Starting Yearly Paralegals Salary

$22,400 - $33,600

Top Yearly Paralegals Salary

$32,000 - $48,000

Monthly Paralegals Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Paralegals Salary

$2,267 - $3,400

Starting Monthly Paralegals Salary

$1,867 - $2,800

Top Monthly Paralegals Salary

$2,667 - $4,000

Hourly Paralegals Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Paralegals Salary

$12 - $18

Starting Hourly Paralegals Salary

$10 - $15

Top Hourly Paralegals Salary

$14 - $21


Paralegals Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Paralegals age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Paralegals are male in the United States, and 51% of the Paralegals are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Paralegals


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