SENIOR PARALEGAL SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$61,000
$36,000
Min 10%
$61,000
Median 50%
$103,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Fremont, CA
Highest Paying State
Nebraska
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 $61,756 per year or $29.69 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $103,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $36,000. Pharmaceutical companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Paralegals. Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado, Minnesota, and South Dakota 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
$50,820

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. Pharmaceutical companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Microsoft and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe are the best paying companies for Senior Paralegals. In addition, companies like Walgreens and National Public Radio report highly competitive salaries for Senior Paralegals.

Average Senior Paralegal Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Paralegal in the United States is $61,756 per year or $29.69 per hour. Senior Paralegals make the most in Fremont, CA at about $75,421 per year. The average starting salary in Fremont, CA for Senior Paralegals is $39,000. Nebraska, Iowa, Colorado, Minnesota, and South Dakota are the top 5 highest earning states for Senior Paralegals. Arizona, South Carolina, Florida, Vermont, and Alaska are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Fremont, CA
$75,421
2
Denver, CO
$72,286
3
Bloomington, MN
$71,020
4
Chicago, IL
$69,470
5
Columbia, MD
$67,871

Average Senior Paralegal Salary By Industry

Senior Paralegal salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Professional companies, Retail companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Paralegals. Professional companies pay Senior Paralegals an average salary of $65,775, Retail companies pay $65,706, and Finance companys come in at $63,403. The types of companies that pay Senior Paralegals the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $51,938.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$65,775
2
Retail
$65,706
3
Finance
$63,403
4
Manufacturing
$59,163
5
Hospitality
$51,938

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Paralegal SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Green Key Resources
Senior Paralegal
10/30/2019
$125,000
Robert Half
Senior Paralegal
10/29/2019
$60,000
Robert Half
Senior Paralegal
10/21/2019
$48,001
The County of Los Angeles
Senior Paralegal
10/19/2019
$57,555
Robert Half
Senior Paralegal
10/16/2019
$75,000
Robert Half
Senior Paralegal
09/10/2019
$49,566
Robert Half
Senior Paralegal
08/21/2019
$90,000
University of Pennsylvania
Senior Paralegal
08/13/2019
$49,253
The City of Houston
Senior Paralegal
08/09/2019
$39,728
Robert Half
Senior Paralegal
08/01/2019
$50,000
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