Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Senior Paralegal make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$99,401 / yrTotal Pay
$80,360 / yrBase Pay
$19,041 / yrAdditional Pay

$99,401

 / yr
$17K$572K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Senior Paralegal is $99,401 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $80,360 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $19,041 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Senior Paralegal salary is $80,360. Salaries can range from $17,301 - $571,556. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Senior Paralegal in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $99,401.

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$99,401 /yr
Senior Paralegal
$74,939 /yr
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$111,351 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Senior Paralegal?

Some related job titles are Litigation Support Salaries with median pay of $87,223, Real Estate Paralegal Salaries with median pay of $81,683, Senior Litigation Paralegal Salaries with median pay of $104,600, Corporate Paralegal Salaries with median pay of $92,126.

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Fragomen
3.6

Fragomen

Senior Paralegal

$83,790

 /yr
Range: $58K - $105K

$58K

$105K

$57,521 - $104,645 Range

Berry Appleman & Leiden
4.0

Berry Appleman & Leiden

Senior Paralegal

$87,661

 /yr
Range: $75K - $101K

$75K

$101K

$75,420 - $100,783 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Senior Paralegal

$78,183

 /yr
Range: $45K - $102K

$45K

$102K

$45,498 - $102,201 Range

DLA Piper
4.0

DLA Piper

Senior Paralegal

$101,214

 /yr
Range: $88K - $117K

$88K

$117K

$87,722 - $116,613 Range

Goodwin
4.3

Goodwin

Senior Paralegal

$136,140

 /yr
Range: $90K - $149K

$90K

$149K

$89,778 - $148,623 Range

CACI International
3.8

CACI International

Senior Paralegal

$66,099

 /yr
Range: $57K - $84K

$57K

$84K

$56,700 - $84,155 Range

K&L Gates
3.7

K&L Gates

Senior Paralegal

$102,036

 /yr
Range: $78K - $110K

$78K

$110K

$77,785 - $109,733 Range

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Morgan Lewis
4.0

Morgan Lewis

Senior Paralegal

$104,952

 /yr
Range: $80K - $129K

$80K

$129K

$79,630 - $128,508 Range

Greenberg Traurig
3.9

Greenberg Traurig

Senior Paralegal

$104,463

 /yr
Range: $68K - $115K

$68K

$115K

$67,808 - $114,714 Range

BNY Mellon
3.6

BNY Mellon

Senior Paralegal

$79,879

 /yr
Range: $69K - $93K

$69K

$93K

$68,500 - $92,679 Range

Travelers
3.9

Travelers

Senior Paralegal

$84,183

 /yr
Range: $75K - $96K

$75K

$96K

$74,890 - $95,838 Range

US Air Force
4.1

US Air Force

Senior Paralegal

$84,404

 /yr
Range: $63K - $108K

$63K

$108K

$62,607 - $107,602 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Senior Paralegal

$110,266

 /yr
Range: $102K - $135K

$102K

$135K

$101,689 - $134,875 Range

AIG
3.7

AIG

Senior Paralegal

$74,800

 /yr
Range: $62K - $94K

$62K

$94K

$62,016 - $93,936 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Senior Paralegal

$84,256

 /yr
Range: $56K - $131K

$56K

$131K

$55,519 - $130,762 Range

Cordell & Cordell
4.0

Cordell & Cordell

Senior Paralegal

$67,325

 /yr
Range: $50K - $77K

$50K

$77K

$50,309 - $76,617 Range

Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart P.C.
3.7

$67K

$118K

$66,827 - $118,209 Range

Kirkland & Ellis
4.2

Kirkland & Ellis

Senior Paralegal

$130,899

 /yr
Range: $110K - $185K

$110K

$185K

$109,918 - $185,000 Range

LawFirm.com
4.1

LawFirm.com

Senior Paralegal

$84,805

 /yr
Range: $57K - $122K

$57K

$122K

$57,150 - $122,445 Range

Wells Fargo
3.6

Wells Fargo

Senior Paralegal

$88,325

 /yr
Range: $77K - $110K

$77K

$110K

$76,987 - $109,890 Range

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Senior Paralegal with 10 to 14 years of experience

$109,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$12,000/yr
Stock Bonus$4,500/yr

9 days ago by a Senior Paralegal with 7 to 9 years of experience

$114,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$6,000/yr

9 days ago by a Senior Paralegal with more than 15 years of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Senior Paralegal with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Senior Paralegal Specialist with 1 to 3 years of experience

$107,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$7,000/yr

11 days ago by a Senior Paralegal with more than 15 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Senior Paralegal with 7 to 9 years of experience

$130,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

12 days ago by a Sr Paralegal with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Paralegal salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Paralegal is $77,245 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Paralegal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 870 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Paralegal employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Paralegal in United States is $112,953 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Paralegal in United States is $52,826 per year.

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