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Highest Paying Cities for Other Legal Support Workers

The top 100 highest paying cities for other legal support workers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of other legal support workers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $101,490, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia is the highest paying city for other legal support workers. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia (average annual salary $101,490). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of other legal support workers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Other Legal Support Workers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$101,490
9,730
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$101,490
9,100
3 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$98,210
350
4 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$91,860
530
5 Richmond, Virginia
$83,040
190
6 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$82,740
130
7 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$77,950
60
8 Anchorage, Alaska
$74,330
80
9 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$72,090
110
10 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$69,630
320
11 Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$63,390
30
12 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$63,090
150
13 Boulder, Colorado
$62,200
80
14 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$61,780
280
15 New Haven, Connecticut
$61,780
50
16 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$61,710
660
17 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$61,340
890
18 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$61,090
470
19 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$61,080
160
20 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$60,040
580
21 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$59,990
100
22 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$59,940
450
23 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$59,740
310
24 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$59,590
780
25 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$59,430
130
26 North Georgia nonmetropolitan area, Georgia
$59,170
30
27 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$59,140
90
28 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$58,860
80
29 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$58,810
150
30 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$58,610
210
31 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$58,280
290
32 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$58,240
2,270
33 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$58,230
240
34 Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area, Montana
$58,150
70
35 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$57,800
220
36 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$57,620
80
37 Tacoma, Washington
$57,350
110
38 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$57,180
260
39 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$57,070
40
40 Camden, New Jersey
$57,020
90
41 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$56,860
230
42 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$56,360
n/a
43 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$56,330
470
44 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$56,130
50
45 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$55,890
250
46 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$55,640
500
47 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$55,480
1,370
48 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$54,980
550
49 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$54,760
650
50 Syracuse, New York
$54,670
60
51 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$54,480
170
52 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$54,170
440
53 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$53,950
910
54 Gary, Indiana
$53,890
30
55 Madison, Wisconsin
$53,200
50
56 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$53,160
2,540
57 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$52,300
60
58 Rochester, New York
$52,230
60
59 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$52,140
260
60 Dover, Delaware
$52,110
90
61 Olympia, Washington
$51,800
150
62 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, Michigan
$51,420
40
63 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$51,290
70
64 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$51,260
650
65 Wilmington, North Carolina
$51,150
30
66 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$51,140
2,510
67 Honolulu, Hawaii
$50,930
260
68 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$50,880
60
69 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$50,820
60
70 Akron, Ohio
$50,710
70
71 Knoxville, Tennessee
$50,250
50
72 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$50,250
50
73 Columbia, South Carolina
$50,240
60
74 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$50,240
40
75 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$50,000
1,090
76 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$49,890
120
77 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$49,790
n/a
78 Dayton, Ohio
$49,690
50
79 Greeley, Colorado
$49,640
60
80 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$49,370
90
81 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$49,360
80
82 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$49,160
220
83 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$48,860
80
84 St Louis, Missouri
$48,830
380
85 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$48,790
370
86 Wilmington, New Jersey
$48,780
490
87 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$48,290
40
88 Montgomery, Alabama
$48,210
40
89 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$48,210
40
90 Memphis, Tennessee
$48,200
110
91 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$48,190
450
92 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$47,660
630
93 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$47,570
180
94 East and South Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$47,490
40
95 Kansas City, Missouri
$47,430
280
96 Peoria, Illinois
$47,250
60
97 Roanoke, Virginia
$47,240
30
98 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$47,190
190
99 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
$47,150
160
100 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$46,780
90
See also: Highest paying industries for other legal support workers.