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Paralegal Salary
in New York, New York

$76,386 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,864

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paralegal is $76,386 a year and $37 an hour in New York, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $54,785 and $94,183. 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 New York, New York.

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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 New York, New York, 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:
$88,552
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical...

Paralegal Job Listings for New York, New York

Corporate Paralegal
Jul 19
New York, NY, USA
Alchemy Legal
Corporate Paralegal - New York, NY We are working with a top law firm that seeks a highly motivated Corporate Paralegal in its New York office. The Corporate Paralegal will assist Firm attorneys and ...
Corporate Paralegal
Jul 19
New York, NY, USA
Noor Staffing
Corporate Paralegal to assist Firm attorneys and clients in all aspects of corporate transactional matters. · Prepare and/or revise drafts of transactional documents and other corporate practice ...
Paralegal - Corporate
Jul 19
New York, NY, USA
Chartwell Staffing Solutions
The paralegal will assist Firm attorneys and clients in all aspects of corporate transactional matters. This is a direct hire position and the hours are 9:30-5:30, non-exempt. Candidate will be ...
Paralegal/Case Manager
Jul 18
New York, NY, USA
Robert Hadley Associates
PARALEGAL/CASE MANAGER - LITIGATION DESCRIPTION; Our client, an elite mid-town boutique law firm needs to hire an experienced and exceptional junior to mid-level Litigation Paralegal/Case Manager.
Litigation Paralegal
Jul 17
New York, NY, USA
Yorkson Legal
Prominent lower Manahttan law firm is seeking a Paralegal for their Securities Fraud group. The ideal candidate will have experience working on cases with institutional investors on related cases ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paralegal is $76,386 a year and $37 an hour in New York, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $54,785 and $94,183. 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 New York, New York.

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Paralegal Job Listings for New York, New York

Corporate Paralegal
Jul 19
New York, NY, USA
Alchemy Legal
Corporate Paralegal - New York, NY We are working with a top law firm that seeks a highly motivated Corporate Paralegal in its New York office. The Corporate Paralegal will assist Firm attorneys and ...
Corporate Paralegal
Jul 19
New York, NY, USA
Noor Staffing
Corporate Paralegal to assist Firm attorneys and clients in all aspects of corporate transactional matters. · Prepare and/or revise drafts of transactional documents and other corporate practice ...
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