Alternate Job Titles: Paralegal I, Law Clerk I, Legal Aid I, Legal Assistant I
How much does a Paralegal I make? The median annual Paralegal I salary is $53,651, as of January 30, 2018, with a range usually between $47,440-$60,577, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. 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.
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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 $53,651, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Paralegal I in the United States are expected to make less than $53,651.
Source: HR Reported data as of January 30, 2018
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Paralegal I that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Paralegal I are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 2018
Assists and supports attorneys with research for trial or due diligence. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Prepares legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. Understands technical legal terminology. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to an attorney. Typically requires paralegal certification. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience and a bachelor's degree. View full job description