How much does a Paralegal I make in the United States? The average Paralegal I salary in the United States is $57,722 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $51,047 and $65,174. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Paralegal I assists and supports attorneys with research for trial or due diligence. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Being a Paralegal I prepares legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. Understands technical legal terminology. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Paralegal I typically reports to an attorney. Typically requires paralegal certification. The Paralegal I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Paralegal I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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Fiscal Year Ended in 2017
What does a Paralegal I do?
Paralegal I in Albuquerque, NM
Assists support staff members by pulling files for court after checking the next dayÆs court calendar and ensuring that all files are accounted for.
March 14, 2020
Prepares documents, charts, and visual materials used in trials.
May 28, 2020
Prepares immigration files for closing by putting the documents in chronological order, ensuring that the judgment and charging document are in the file, and preparing a closing sheet for the assigned attorneyÆs signature.
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Paralegal I in the United States. The base salary for Paralegal I ranges from $51,047 to $65,174 with the average base salary of $57,722. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $52,726 to $68,212 with the average total cash compensation of $60,101.