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Paralegal Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$70,106 (USD)

Average Salary

$34/hr

Average Hourly

$1,711

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Paralegal is $70,106 a year and $34 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $50,280 and $86,440. 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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:
$81,272
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Cost of Living Score:

Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis...

Paralegal Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Insurance Defense Litigation Paralegal
Dec 12
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Special Counsel
Special Counsel is working with a prominent firm looking for the perfect Insurance Defense Litigation Paralegal. Suitable candidates should have at least 5 years of insurance defense litigation ...
Immigration Paralegal
Dec 12
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Special Counsel
Special counsel is seeking a business immigration paralegal for a law firm in Philadelphia! This is a great opportunity to work with a tenured group of attorneys in a fast-paced law firm environment
Administrative Assistant/Paralegal
Dec 11
Philadelphia, PA, USA
RiteChoice Pharmacy
We are seeking an Administrative Assistant/Paralegal to become a part of our team! You will provide overall support to an attorney's business needs. Responsibilities: * Conduct legal research ...
Paralegal Specialist (27D)
Dec 7
Philadelphia, United States
Army National Guard
27D Paralegal Specialist Job ID: 1164994 Job Views: 101 Location: ARLINGTON, New Hampshire, United States ZIP Code: 00000 Job Category: Admin and Relations Posted: 12.06.2019 Age Requirements: Must ...
ParaLegal/ Data and Assets
Dec 12
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J. Katz & Partners, Inc
Paralegal The Legal Department provides comprehensive legal and risk management services across the firm in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. This is a paralegal role that involves supporting ...

The average pay for a Paralegal is $70,106 a year and $34 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $50,280 and $86,440. 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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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