Paralegals earn an average salary of £19,502 or £10.23 per hour, with bonus, commission, and profit-sharing up to £816, £1,700 and £750 respectively.
Pay by Experience Level for Paralegals
The entry-level, years of experience and the average salary for Paralegals are as follow:
Entry-level Paralegals with less than one-year experience earn £17,828 (bonus, overtime pay, and tips are included).
Early-career Paralegals with 1-4 years of experience can expect to earn £19,212.
Mid-career Paralegals with 5-9 years of experience will pocket £23,415.
Experienced Paralegals with 10-19 years of experience will make £24,710.
Late career Paralegals with more than twenty years’ experience can look forward to a total average of £24,747 compensation.
Essential Skills for Paralegals
Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Legal Research, and Document Preparation are some of the most popular skills for Paralegals.
How Become a Paralegal?
As a Paralegal, you will need to demonstrate that you have the necessary experience and skills to respond to a variety of different client legal problems. Other areas where you may want to study for your Paralegal degree include Business Law; Property Law; Consumer Law; Probate Law; Family Law; and Aboriginal Law.
What Do Paralegals Do?
A Paralegal’s job is to provide professional legal assistance to clients that seek legal advice and service. It is the job of a Paralegal to assist clients with any issues pertaining to their personal lives, business affairs, personal finance, insurance, or any other legal problem they face in the United Kingdom.