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Highest Paying Industries for Other Legal Support Workers

The top 87 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $103,160, elementary and secondary schools - local government owned is the highest paying industry for other legal support workers. It is followed by other information services industry (average annual salary $102,420). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of other legal support workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 87 Highest Paying Industries for Other Legal Support Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$103,160
50
2 Other Information Services
$102,420
70
3 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$100,470
50
4 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$98,740
50
5 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$87,040
n/a
6 Educational Services - Local government owned
$79,900
60
7 Telecommunications
$77,320
80
8 Federal government, including USPS
$75,570
16,710
9 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$75,570
16,710
10 Information
$74,960
270
11 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$69,190
170
12 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$68,610
250
13 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$68,080
50
14 Engineering Services
$66,380
40
15 Scientific Research and Development Services
$65,670
180
16 Other Financial Investment Activities
$65,120
40
17 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$63,580
30
18 Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$62,090
40
19 Wholesale Trade
$61,810
200
20 Mining
$61,740
200
21 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$61,440
140
22 Oil and Gas Extraction
$61,300
190
23 Software Publishers
$61,210
50
24 Utilities
$59,630
40
25 Manufacturing
$58,950
150
26 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$58,820
70
27 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$58,720
80
28 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$58,370
28,440
29 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$58,360
28,310
30 Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,360
28,310
31 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$57,790
40
32 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$57,750
80
33 Rail Transportation
$56,980
50
34 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$56,730
810
35 Educational Services
$56,030
260
36 Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,390
40
37 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,010
40
38 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$54,810
140
39 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$54,670
40
40 Transportation and Warehousing
$54,600
90
41 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$54,550
50
42 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$54,390
n/a
43 Educational Services - Privately owned
$54,180
140
44 Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$53,680
40
45 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$53,410
n/a
46 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$52,430
200
47 Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$52,100
290
48 Insurance Carriers
$51,020
520
49 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$50,920
330
50 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$50,670
6,130
51 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$50,550
6,070
52 Administrative and Support Services
$50,540
1,040
53 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$50,540
1,040
54 Business Support Services
$49,130
290
55 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$48,950
530
56 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$48,520
520
57 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$47,450
5,540
58 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,450
150
59 State government, including schools and hospitals
$47,420
5,600
60 Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$47,200
200
61 Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$46,870
930
62 Educational Services - State government owned
$45,970
60
63 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$45,940
60
64 Finance and Insurance
$45,380
1,550
65 Retail Trade
$44,760
160
66 Activities Related to Real Estate
$43,570
n/a
67 Automobile Dealers
$43,480
130
68 Social Advocacy Organizations
$43,470
170
69 Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
$43,410
150
70 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$42,830
190
71 Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$42,830
60
72 Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$42,530
410
73 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,510
10,850
74 Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$42,370
100
75 Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$42,040
530
76 Depository Credit Intermediation
$41,890
370
77 Legal Services
$41,460
10,000
78 Other Insurance Related Activities
$41,370
370
79 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$40,870
n/a
80 Real Estate
$40,760
n/a
81 Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$40,100
30
82 Office Administrative Services
$37,650
110
83 Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,240
490
84 Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$36,070
100
85 Social Assistance
$34,570
380
86 Individual and Family Services
$33,570
270
87 Other Support Services
$24,820
n/a
See also: Highest paying cities for other legal support workers.