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Paralegal salary in Albany, NY

How much does a Paralegal make in Albany, NY?

Average base salary

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The average salary for a paralegal is $48,990 per year in Albany, NY. 22 salaries reported, updated at April 26, 2022.

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Top companies for Paralegals in Albany, NY

  1. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
    83 reviews5 salaries reported
    $106,181per year
  2. $83,298per year
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Highest paying cities for Paralegals near Albany, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $64,240 per year
    278 salaries reported
  2. White Plains, NY
    $55,965 per year
    35 salaries reported
  3. Melville, NY
    $55,284 per year
    21 salaries reported
  1. Bronx, NY
    $52,384 per year
    18 salaries reported
  2. Garden City, NY
    $51,221 per year
    16 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $50,904 per year
    51 salaries reported
  1. Buffalo, NY
    $50,617 per year
    19 salaries reported
  2. Albany, NY
    $48,990 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. Rochester, NY
    $48,834 per year
    30 salaries reported
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Where can a Paralegal earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Paralegals

Most recommended certification

Paralegal Certificateearn +15.70% more

The jobs requiring this certification have increase by 11.93% since 2018. Paralegals with this certification earn +15.70% more than the average base salary, which is $48,990 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this certificationChange from previous year
20113increase by 3
201222574increase by 752366.67%
201351475increase by 128.03%
201453491increase by 3.92%
201529749decrease by 44.39%
201636901increase by 24.04%
201724996decrease by 32.26%
201825366increase by 1.48%
201928393increase by 11.93%

Top companies hiring Paralegals with the recommended certification

Cannon Heyman & Weiss
Valiant Search
O'Connell and Aronowitz PC
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Top licenses
Non-CDL Class C
Top skills
Top fields of study
Law Degree

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Most common benefits for Paralegals

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 566 ratings

50% of Paralegals in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Albany, NY?

Legal Assistant

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Average $19.15 per hour

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