Paralegal Specialist

Paralegal Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$65,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$65,000
Median 50%
$117,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Guggenheim Partners
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does a paralegal specialist make?
Paralegal Specialists in America make, on average, $65,227 a year or $31.36 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $117,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Paralegal Specialists are in Professional companies and Finance companies. The best states for high paying Paralegal Specialist jobs are District of Columbia, Connecticut, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Georgia. The typical employment in the position spans 3.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Paralegal
$50,820
Specialist
$58,635

Average Paralegal Specialist Salary By Company

Paralegal Specialist jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Paralegal Specialists are Professional companies and Finance companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Paralegal Specialists are Guggenheim Partners and Pacific Architects and Engineers. Also, companies like Apple and DLA Piper pay their Paralegal Specialists very well.

Average Paralegal Specialist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Paralegal Specialist in the USA is $65,227 annually or $31.36 hourly. The top city when it comes to Paralegal Specialist salaries is Washington, DC at $93,979 per year. The average entry-level salary in Washington, DC is $52,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Paralegal Specialist salaries are District of Columbia, Connecticut, Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Georgia. Arkansas, Kansas, and Utah have the lowest Paralegal Specialist salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$93,979
2
Monterey, CA
$89,131
3
Boston, MA
$80,881
4
Atlanta, GA
$80,614
5
Laredo, TX
$79,330

Average Paralegal Specialist Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Paralegal Specialist works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Retail companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Paralegal Specialists. Professional companies pay Paralegal Specialists an average salary of $67,319, Retail companies pay $66,049, and Finance companys come in at $65,499. At $61,874, the average salary for Paralegal Specialists in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$67,319
2
Retail
$66,049
3
Finance
$65,499
4
Technology
$63,383
5
Health Care
$61,874

Recently Added Paralegal Specialist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Customs and Border Protection
Paralegal Specialist
01/29/2020
$62,511
Customs and Border Protection
Paralegal Specialist
01/29/2020
$68,817
State of Florida
Paralegal Specialist
01/18/2020
$35,000
Randstad
Paralegal Specialist
01/06/2020
$39,653
State of Florida
Paralegal Specialist
12/27/2019
$25,000
Customs and Border Protection
Paralegal Specialist
12/24/2019
$57,510
Customs and Border Protection
Paralegal Specialist
12/16/2019
$62,236
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Paralegal Specialist
12/14/2019
$72,871
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Paralegal Specialist
12/06/2019
$76,541
State of Florida
Paralegal Specialist
11/29/2019
$29,344
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