Legal Support Worker Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of legal support workers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare legal support worker salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Legal Support Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,970
25th Percentile Wage
$51,120
50th Percentile Wage
$74,010
75th Percentile Wage
$102,340
90th Percentile Wage
$143,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legal support workers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) legal support workers is $143,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid legal support workers is $35,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legal support workers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201674,0101.63%12.92%
201572,8008.09%-
201466,9106.50%-
201362,560-3.02%-
201264,450--

Compare Legal Support Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of legal support workers in four industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for legal support worker occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $74,240. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $71,260). For detailed legal support worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$74,240
Oil and Gas Extraction
$74,240
Support Activities for Mining
$71,260
Support Activities for Mining
$71,260

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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