Question by  LizaK (15)

What does a paralegal get paid?

This is one of the careers I am considering.


Answer by  PZ (1206)

According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual income for paralegals is about $43,000. Salaries vary with years of experiece and tend to be highest at large law firms in major cities. Some paralegals receive bonuses to compensate for working long or irregular hours.


Answer by  Iamstrong (659)

Paralegals are paid according to experience, education, job market and/or any special skills he/she might possess. Therefore, an estimated annual starting salary could range from $16,000 (minimum) to $34,000 (maximum). Remember to take into consideration the aforementioned requirements as well as speicific job duties assigned by the employer.


Answer by  eilrol (1431)

Of course it all depends on the law firm you work for but the average paralegal's base start pay should be 34,000-43,000 and this is if they have an associates degree or more.


Answer by  fishlover49 (643)

An entry level paralegal starts at roughly $25000 a year and works there way up to $60000 dependng on the company.


Answer by  girlsnotgrey (36)

Depending on education, location, and experience, paralegals get paid an average of $33,000 to $48,000. A bachelor's degree will increase average salary.


Answer by  juniata12 (11)

Paralegals are usually paid on an hourly basis, ranging from ten dollars an hour at a year of experience to thirty or more an hour at twenty or more years of experience.

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