Senior Paralegal Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$69,000
$48,000
Min 10%
$69,000
Median 50%
$99,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bayer
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
5.3 years
How much does a senior paralegal make?
As a Senior Paralegal in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $69,883 per year or $33.6 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $99,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $48,000. Professional companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Paralegals. Washington, Louisiana, Nevada, Montana, and West Virginia are some of the states with the best Senior Paralegal salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Senior Paralegal is 5.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Paralegal
$47,038

Average Senior Paralegal Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Paralegal in the United States is $69,883 per year or $33.6 per hour. Senior Paralegals make the most in San Francisco, CA at about $87,523 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Senior Paralegals is $48,000. Washington, Louisiana, Nevada, Montana, and West Virginia are the top 5 highest earning states for Senior Paralegals. Arizona, Vermont, North Dakota, Alabama, and North Carolina are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Senior Paralegal Salaries

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

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Average Senior Paralegal Salary By Company

There is good job security in Senior Paralegal positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Professional companies and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Bayer and Abbott are the best paying companies for Senior Paralegals. In addition, companies like The Walt Disney Company and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz report highly competitive salaries for Senior Paralegals.

Average Senior Paralegal Pay By Industry

Senior Paralegal salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Manufacturing companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Paralegals. Professional companies pay Senior Paralegals an average salary of $77,220, Manufacturing companies pay $70,932, and Finance companys come in at $60,655. The types of companies that pay Senior Paralegals the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $53,578.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$77,220
$77k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$70,932
$71k
Finance
Finance
$60,655
$61k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$53,578
$54k

Senior Paralegal Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Senior Paralegal Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$64,272
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$105,000
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$50,000
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$70,000
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$40,386
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$66,304
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$100,000
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