Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of paralegals and legal assistants in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare paralegals and legal assistant salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,700
25th Percentile Wage
$45,960
50th Percentile Wage
$61,010
75th Percentile Wage
$79,250
90th Percentile Wage
$99,150

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paralegals and legal assistants 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) paralegals and legal assistants is $99,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paralegals and legal assistants is $36,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,010-4.72%-10.05%
201563,8901.67%-
201462,820-5.87%-
201366,510-0.95%-
201267,140--

Compare Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of paralegals and legal assistants in two industries in the mining sector are shown below. For detailed paralegals and legal assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$61,300
Oil and Gas Extraction
$61,300

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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