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Highest Paying States for Other Legal Support Workers

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $117,210, Virginia is the highest paying state for other legal support workers. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $85,280). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of other legal support workers in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Other Legal Support Workers

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Virginia
$117,210
$57,730 7,410
2 Alaska
$85,280
$46,530 130
3 New Jersey
$66,340
$38,080 690
4 Rhode Island
$65,710
$48,560 140
5 District of Columbia
$64,700
$44,940 1,580
6 Massachusetts
$62,940
$44,820 290
7 Connecticut
$61,180
$33,480 270
8 Washington
$59,990
$38,310 830
9 Pennsylvania
$59,990
$41,670 850
10 Maryland
$59,790
$35,790 2,230
11 Vermont
$58,700
$45,380 80
12 Colorado
$57,540
$32,050 1,500
13 Oregon
$56,240
$30,790 580
14 Kentucky
$56,140
$43,560 280
15 New York
$55,570
$28,890 2,610
16 Minnesota
$55,240
$33,020 610
17 Nevada
$54,890
$24,360 360
18 Texas
$54,790
$26,720 2,340
19 Hawaii
$54,220
$35,820 240
20 Georgia
$54,130
$37,470 640
21 Illinois
$53,100
$27,380 880
22 New Hampshire
$52,930
$32,340 130
23 South Carolina
$52,880
$40,670 170
24 Mississippi
$52,570
$42,060 90
25 Ohio
$51,570
$28,800 940
26 Arizona
$51,080
$35,590 650
27 Tennessee
$51,050
$25,410 420
28 Alabama
$50,190
$33,760 250
29 California
$50,040
$23,980 6,770
30 Delaware
$49,730
$33,860 720
31 Puerto Rico
$49,320
$27,260 170
32 Montana
$48,580
$32,250 120
33 Nebraska
$48,330
$36,060 100
34 Kansas
$48,120
$41,560 440
35 Iowa
$47,870
$32,600 220
36 North Carolina
$47,610
$34,040 600
37 Wisconsin
$47,470
$28,400 390
38 Michigan
$46,790
$31,070 740
39 Missouri
$46,690
$29,660 670
40 Louisiana
$46,380
$18,630 360
41 Maine
$46,260
$31,450 150
42 Oklahoma
$46,110
$33,930 170
43 Idaho
$44,870
$32,860 50
44 Indiana
$43,690
$18,490 640
45 Florida
$41,750
$33,210 3,100
46 New Mexico
$41,660
$23,980 200
47 Utah
$41,110
$27,330 170
48 North Dakota
$40,670
$27,480 50
49 Arkansas
$40,670
$28,550 260
50 West Virginia
$37,670
$26,270 250
51 Wyoming
$36,610
$27,090 50
52 South Dakota
$33,300
$25,820 0
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