How much does a Paralegal I make in the United States? The average Paralegal I salary in the United States is $60,819 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $53,787 and $68,672. 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. 

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Job Description for Paralegal I

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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2021
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Paralegal I: Legal Document Review, Legal Writing, Legal Case Management Software, Litigation Support ...More

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