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Paralegal Salary
in Missouri, United States

$62,601 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,527

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Paralegal is $62,601 a year and $30 an hour in Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $44,898 and $77,187. 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 Missouri, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Missouri, United States

Job family: Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Job family population: 309,940

Estimated population of Paralegal jobs: 210,877

Rate of error: 1.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$72,572
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Missouri, United States

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Description: Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the Union. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. Missouri is bordered by eight states (tied for the most with Tennessee): Iowa to the north, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee (via the Mississippi River) to the east, Arkansas to the south and Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska to the west. In the South are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals and recreation. The...

Paralegal Job Listings for Missouri, United States

Case clerk (junior paralegal)
Dec 9
Boles, United States
Covington & Burling LLP
Under the supervision of Associates and Paralegals, the Case Clerk is assigned to support various litigation matters. Duties/Responsibilities: Assist in document reviews and productions (indexing ...
Paralegal 3
Dec 5
St. Louis, MO, USA
Wells Fargo Bank
The Wells Fargo & Company Legal Department seeks a paralegal for the Business Support team within the Consumer Banking, Payments, and Wealth & Investment Management Division within the Legal ...
Personal Injury Paralegal
Nov 26
Kansas City, MO, USA
Kirkendall Dwyer LLP
The Kansas City office of Kirkendall Dwyer LLP is seeking an energetic and reliable paralegal to join our busy litigation team. The ideal candidate must have excellent research and writing skills, as ...
Paralegal I
Nov 22
St. Louis, MO, USA
SPECTRUM
JOB SUMMARY Provides support to attorneys by performing a broad range of paralegal functions including federal and state litigation and regulatory matters, corporate matters, and special projects
Estate Planning Paralegal
Dec 3
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Adams Martin Group
Adams & Martin Group is currently seeking an Estate Planning Paralegal for a growing West County firm. Qualified candidates will have experience working with both trusts and estates as well as ...

The average pay for a Paralegal is $62,601 a year and $30 an hour in Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $44,898 and $77,187. 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 Missouri, United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Case clerk (junior paralegal)
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Boles, United States
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Under the supervision of Associates and Paralegals, the Case Clerk is assigned to support various litigation matters. Duties/Responsibilities: Assist in document reviews and productions (indexing ...
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Dec 5
St. Louis, MO, USA
Wells Fargo Bank
The Wells Fargo & Company Legal Department seeks a paralegal for the Business Support team within the Consumer Banking, Payments, and Wealth & Investment Management Division within the Legal ...
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