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How Much Does an Immigration Paralegal Earn In The United States?

Immigration Paralegal Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$54,000
$37,000
$54,000
$80,000
Immigration paralegals in the United States make an average salary of $54,877 per year or $26.38 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $37,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $80,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Delaware, and Washington provide the highest immigration paralegal salaries.
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Where Immigration Paralegals Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where immigration paralegals earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Immigration Paralegals Earn In Different Cities?

While an immigration paralegal can average a salary of $54,877 per year, or $26.38 per hour, there are many opportunities for immigration paralegals to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $69,238 per year. Other high-paying locations include Washington, DC, Bellevue, WA and Reston, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $42,000. The highest paying states for immigration paralegals include Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Meanwhile, Indiana, Florida, and Arizona offer the lowest salaries.
Location
1. San Francisco, CA
$69,238
Avg. Salary
$33k
$91k
2. Washington, DC
$69,214
Avg. Salary
$33k
$91k
3. Bellevue, WA
$64,071
Avg. Salary
$33k
$91k
4. Reston, VA
$64,042
Avg. Salary
$33k
$91k
5. Edison, NJ
$63,605
Avg. Salary
$33k
$91k
6. Chicago, IL
$62,655
Avg. Salary
$33k
$91k

High Paying Immigration Paralegal Jobs

Which Companies Pay Immigration Paralegals The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Baker McKenzie and American Civil Liberties Union as they offer the highest salaries for immigration paralegals.
Company
Avg. Salary
$38k
$93k
Avg. Salary
$38k
$93k
Avg. Salary
$38k
$93k
$48,308
Avg. Salary
$38k
$93k

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Immigration Paralegal Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Immigration Paralegal Salaries

    The salary for an immigration paralegal can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Immigration Paralegal Salaries

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    Kent Daniels and Associates, Inc.
    Kent Daniels and Associates, Inc.
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    San Francisco, CA
    San Francisco, CA
    03/24/2021
    03/24/2021
    $75,000
    $75,000
    03/24/2021
    Immigration Paralegal-Bilingual-Buffalo, NY Area
    Immigration Paralegal-Bilingual-Buffalo, NY Area
    Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo, NY
    01/29/2021
    01/29/2021
    $50,088
    $50,088
    01/29/2021
    Em Immigration Law Firm, PLLC
    Em Immigration Law Firm, PLLC
    Bilingual Immigration Paralegal (English and Spanish)
    Bilingual Immigration Paralegal (English and Spanish)
    Bilingual Immigration Paralegal (English and Spanish)
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    12/25/2020
    12/25/2020
    $36,523
    $36,523
    12/25/2020
    The Law Firm of Payal Singh
    The Law Firm of Payal Singh
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    San Jose, CA
    San Jose, CA
    12/24/2020
    12/24/2020
    $39,000
    $39,000
    12/24/2020
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    11/17/2020
    11/17/2020
    $43,827
    $43,827
    11/17/2020
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    10/27/2020
    10/27/2020
    $43,827
    $43,827
    10/27/2020
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    Milwaukee, WI
    Milwaukee, WI
    10/13/2020
    10/13/2020
    $41,740
    $41,740
    10/13/2020
    Chicago Legal Search, Ltd.
    Chicago Legal Search, Ltd.
    Business Immigration Paralegal (Clsls #4711)
    Business Immigration Paralegal (Clsls #4711)
    Business Immigration Paralegal (Clsls #4711)
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    10/05/2020
    10/05/2020
    $60,000
    $60,000
    10/05/2020
    Paralegal, Immigrants' Rights Project
    Paralegal, Immigrants' Rights Project
    New York, NY
    New York, NY
    09/28/2020
    09/28/2020
    $62,871
    $62,871
    09/28/2020
    Immigration Paralegal
    Immigration Paralegal
    Carson, CA
    Carson, CA
    05/21/2020
    05/21/2020
    $37,566
    $37,566
    05/21/2020