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Paralegal Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$75,402 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Paralegal is $75,402 a year and $36 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Paralegal is between $54,079 and $92,971. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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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.
Paralegal Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Paralegal Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Temporary Paralegal
Jun 13
Seattle, WA, USA
Emerald Search Partners is assisting a prestigious Seattle legal organization in their search for a detail-oriented Paralegal to support their high-volume, fast-paced team on a temporary basis. ...
Jun 7
Seattle, WA, USA
Somers Tamblyn Isenhour Bleck PLLC
STIB, PLLC, is searching for a Family Law paralegal. The position is full time in Seattle. Qualifications include, but are not limited to: · Minimum of one - two (1-2) years paralegal experience · ...
Temporary Litigation Paralegal
Jun 7
Seattle, WA, USA
Emerald Search Partners is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to provide support at a great Seattle law firm! (#1953) This long-term temporary role will primarily be responsible for handling document ...
IN HOUSE Corporate Paralegal
Jun 6
Seattle, WA, USA
Emerald Search Partners is actively recruiting top tier Corporate Paralegals for a fantastic IN HOUSE opportunity at a thriving, innovative company (#2064)! This is a terrific role for professionals ...
Litigation Paralegal - Work From Home Option!
Jun 6
Seattle, WA, USA
Thriving Seattle law firm seeks a 5+ year Civil Litigation Paralegal to support and work alongside attorneys during all phases of litigation (#2044). This is a fantastic opportunity to work with top ...
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