What is the salary of a Paralegal?

The average salary of a Paralegal in United States is $51,170. Salaries start from around $29,740 and go up to $76,960. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$76,960
Starting ($29.7k)
Junior ($37.1k)
Experienced ($47.6k)
Senior ($61.4k)
Highest ($77.0k)
Highest

The top 10% of Paralegals in United States earn:

$76,960
Senior

The top 25% of Paralegals in United States earn:

$61,390
Experienced

The middle 50% of Paralegals in United States earn:

$47,570
Junior

The bottom 25% of Paralegals in United States earn:

$37,090
Starting

The bottom 10% of Paralegals in United States earn:

$29,740

Historical salary

Paralegal salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 45,500 29
Alaska 60,000 3
Arizona 47,700 25
Arkansas 39,700 53
California 60,100 2
Colorado 53,200 15
Connecticut 53,200 14
Delaware 53,800 10
District of Columbia 73,100 1
Florida 47,800 24
Georgia 53,900 9
Hawaii 53,400 13
Idaho 41,300 51
Illinois 49,100 21
Indiana 41,800 48
Iowa 43,200 37
Kansas 41,600 49
Kentucky 43,000 40
Louisiana 42,200 45
Maine 44,800 30
Maryland 51,800 17
Massachusetts 53,600 12
Michigan 47,000 26
Minnesota 51,000 18
Mississippi 42,600 43
Missouri 48,700 22
Montana 42,000 46
Nebraska 41,900 47
Nevada 50,100 20
New Hampshire 46,300 27
New Jersey 58,800 4
New Mexico 43,800 36
New York 55,000 6
North Carolina 42,500 44
North Dakota 43,100 38
Ohio 44,700 33
Oklahoma 42,900 41
Oregon 56,800 5
Pennsylvania 54,500 8
Rhode Island 47,800 23
South Carolina 41,000 52
South Dakota 42,700 42
Tennessee 44,700 32
Texas 52,700 16
Utah 44,100 35
Vermont 46,000 28
Virginia 50,900 19
Washington 53,700 11
West Virginia 41,500 50
Wisconsin 44,800 31
Wyoming 43,000 39
Guam 44,300 34
Puerto Rico 37,200 54
Virgin Islands 54,600 7

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