Paralegal Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*



The midpoint starting salary for a paralegal with 4-6 years of experience is $60,000. Paralegals support attorneys by drafting documents, researching information related to cases, filing motions, interviewing clients and preparing retainers.

Average paralegal salaries in U.S. cities

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Paralegal manager  
Senior/supervising paralegal  
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Records manager  
Contract administrator  
Litigation support/e-discovery analyst  
Lease manager  

*Salaries listed represent the 50th percentile, or midpoint, of starting salaries.


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