Litigation Paralegal Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$65,000
$41,000
$65,000
$101,000
The average Litigation Paralegal makes about $65,088 per year. That's $31.29 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $41,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $101,000. Many of Litigation Paralegals seem to be drawn to Professional and Insurance companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case Litigation Paralegals tend to work at Professional, Energy, and Manufacturing companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Nevada, California and Louisiana pay Litigation Paralegals the highest salaries.
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Map of Litigation Paralegal Salaries

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

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Average Litigation Paralegal Salary By Location

While a Litigation Paralegal can average a salary of $65,088 per year, or $31.29 per hour, there are many opportunities for Litigation Paralegals to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $88,686 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, Portland, OR and Washington, DC. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $47,000. The highest paying states for Litigation Paralegals include Nevada, California and Louisiana. Meanwhile, Nebraska, Minnesota, and North Carolina offer the lowest salaries.

Average Litigation Paralegal Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a Litigation Paralegal, being employed by a company such as Wells Fargo or Google would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Latham & Watkins and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz also report highly competitive salaries for Litigation Paralegals.

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Litigation Paralegal Salary History

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Litigation Paralegal Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Litigation 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 Litigation Paralegal Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Complex Litigation Paralegal
Complex Litigation Paralegal
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$70,000
$70,000
06/27/2020
Litigation Paralegal
Litigation Paralegal
06/27/2020
06/27/2020
$45,000
$45,000
06/27/2020
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06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$45,000
$45,000
06/23/2020
Litigation Paralegal
Litigation Paralegal
06/23/2020
06/23/2020
$66,784
$66,784
06/23/2020
Corporate/Litigation Paralegal
Corporate/Litigation Paralegal
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/18/2020
Litigation Paralegal
Litigation Paralegal
06/10/2020
06/10/2020
$60,000
$60,000
06/10/2020
Litigation Paralegal
Litigation Paralegal
06/09/2020
06/09/2020
$41,740
$41,740
06/09/2020
Litigation Paralegal
Litigation Paralegal
05/26/2020
05/26/2020
$50,000
$50,000
05/26/2020
Litigation Paralegal
Litigation Paralegal
05/22/2020
05/22/2020
$46,958
$46,958
05/22/2020
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05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$50,000
$50,000
05/20/2020