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Paralegal Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$76,215 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,860

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paralegal is $76,215 a year and $37 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $54,662 and $93,973. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Paralegal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Paralegal Job Prevalence in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job family: Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Job family population: 290,410

Estimated population of Paralegal jobs: 197,589

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$88,354
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Boston, Massachusetts

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

Paralegal Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Corporate Paralegal #27772
Jul 10
Boston, MA, USA
JOHNLEONARD
Corporate Paralegal Salary: $75K - $115K 5+ years of experience as a corporate paralegal in a large law firm and/or in house setting supporting either corporate transactions or fund formation lawyers ...
Paralegal Supervisor / Manager
Jul 10
Boston, MA, USA
U.S.based Multinational Law Firm
Paralegal Supervisor / Manager Global Law Firm Location : Boston, Massachusetts - Back Bay Area The Organization: Large U.S. Based Multinational Law Firm Salary & Benefits: Base salary to $150K and ...
Intellectual Property Paralegal #27436
Jul 1
Boston, MA, USA
JOHNLEONARD
Intellectual Property Paralegal Salary: $65K -$85K 2-3 years of experience as a paralegal in US and foreign intellectual property practice required A leading Boston law firm is looking to hire an ...
Corporate Paralegal #27753
Jul 1
Boston, MA, USA
JOHNLEONARD
Corporate Paralegal Salary: $70K - $75K 3-5+ years of experience providing exceptional client service within sectors including businesses, financial institutions and governmental entities required ...
Corporate Paralegal #27755
Jul 1
Boston, MA, USA
JOHNLEONARD
Corporate Paralegal Salary: $75K - $115K 5+ years of experience as a corporate paralegal in a large law firm and/or in house setting supporting either corporate transactions or fund formation lawyers ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paralegal is $76,215 a year and $37 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $54,662 and $93,973. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Paralegal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Paralegal Job Listings for Boston, Massachusetts

Corporate Paralegal #27772
Jul 10
Boston, MA, USA
JOHNLEONARD
Corporate Paralegal Salary: $75K - $115K 5+ years of experience as a corporate paralegal in a large law firm and/or in house setting supporting either corporate transactions or fund formation lawyers ...
Paralegal Supervisor / Manager
Jul 10
Boston, MA, USA
U.S.based Multinational Law Firm
Paralegal Supervisor / Manager Global Law Firm Location : Boston, Massachusetts - Back Bay Area The Organization: Large U.S. Based Multinational Law Firm Salary & Benefits: Base salary to $150K and ...
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