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Para Legal Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$76,895 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Para Legal is $76,895 a year and $37 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Para Legal is between $55,150 and $94,811. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Para Legal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Checks and examines law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, stock certificates and other securities, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by Attorney.
  • Assesses and inventories real and personal property for estate planning.
  • Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly.
Para Legal Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Job family population: 290,410

Estimated population of Para Legal jobs: 197,589

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Para Legal Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Para Legal
Mar 21
Great Neck, NY, USA
Namdar Realty Group
Specializing in real estate requires that the paralegal about lease negotiation, financing options, lending requirements and documents, land use. Strong written and verbal communications skills are ...
Operations Project Coordinator
May 9
New York, NY, USA
Advantage Resourcing North America
Skill/Experience/Education Mandatory Para-legal background or some experience managing contracts BA/BS degree in Business or Legal and/or equivalent degree 2 years of administrative operations or ...
Investment Risk Analyst
Mar 23
New York, USA
BNY Mellon Investment Management
Prior para-legal or research analyst experience preferred. Industry knowledge helpful. Strong organizational, communication and computer skills required (MS Office and data base skills) as well as ...
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