Paralegal I Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Paralegal I, Law Clerk I, Legal Aid I, Legal Assistant I

What is the average annual salary for Paralegal I?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Paralegal I may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Paralegal I in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Paralegal I in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Paralegal I in the United States is $49,160 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Paralegal I in the United States are expected to make less than $49,160.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $49,160
  • 10%$37,416
  • 25%$43,013
  • 75%$55,865
  • 90%$61,969

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Job Description for Paralegal I

Provides support to attorneys. Under the direction of an attorney, resolves routine legal issues. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. May require an associate's degree or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision; typically reports to an attorney. View Paralegal I job description

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Similar Job Titles:  Paralegal II, Paralegal III, Paralegal Supervisor, Paralegal Manager, Laboratory Supervisor I, Claims Supervisor I, Strategic Planning Analyst I, Paralegal IV, Payroll Supervisor I

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