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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 $104,760, Virginia is the highest paying state for other legal support workers. It is followed by Alaska (average annual salary $79,370). 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 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
$104,760
$51,730 8,120
2 Alaska
$79,370
$44,910 130
3 New Jersey
$64,460
$39,620 700
4 Connecticut
$63,280
$38,970 260
5 Rhode Island
$63,090
$45,000 140
6 District of Columbia
$61,920
$43,680 1,500
7 Massachusetts
$59,370
$35,390 290
8 Vermont
$58,700
$45,380 80
9 Maryland
$58,210
$32,170 1,970
10 Pennsylvania
$57,680
$40,450 800
11 Washington
$57,240
$37,350 810
12 Colorado
$56,260
$34,750 1,270
13 Kentucky
$56,140
$43,560 210
14 Oregon
$55,360
$31,990 540
15 Minnesota
$54,340
$32,640 550
16 New York
$54,200
$29,600 2,680
17 Georgia
$53,280
$39,700 640
18 Hawaii
$53,160
$35,440 250
19 Nevada
$52,890
$23,640 360
20 Illinois
$52,690
$28,090 810
21 California
$52,140
$26,320 6,290
22 Texas
$50,760
$26,770 2,410
23 Montana
$50,690
$32,280 140
24 Mississippi
$50,250
$42,030 110
25 Tennessee
$50,240
$26,460 350
26 New Hampshire
$50,160
$31,630 120
27 Ohio
$49,880
$28,510 1,010
28 Delaware
$49,130
$33,410 660
29 Alabama
$48,760
$32,650 280
30 Indiana
$48,230
$33,100 970
31 Oklahoma
$48,200
$33,660 240
32 Puerto Rico
$48,030
$27,720 170
33 Kansas
$47,850
$38,500 470
34 West Virginia
$47,720
$27,190 250
35 Idaho
$47,290
$33,400 50
36 Nebraska
$47,050
$33,410 90
37 Maine
$46,890
$32,720 120
38 Wisconsin
$45,580
$25,870 390
39 Iowa
$44,820
$33,600 220
40 Missouri
$44,800
$28,890 710
41 Michigan
$44,440
$30,320 750
42 North Carolina
$43,230
$33,050 620
43 Louisiana
$42,610
$19,820 330
44 New Mexico
$41,370
$23,330 200
45 Utah
$40,640
$39,150 130
46 Arkansas
$40,580
$28,620 280
47 Florida
$39,460
$29,000 4,440
48 Wyoming
$33,400
$21,280 80
49 South Dakota
$29,170
$21,330 0

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of other legal support workers in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for other legal support workers, Top Paying Jobs in America.