How much does a Paralegal I make in Philadelphia, PA? The average Paralegal I salary in Philadelphia, PA is $61,719 as of August 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $54,581 and $69,690. 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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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
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