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Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,570
25th Percentile Wage
$51,770
50th Percentile Wage
$63,910
75th Percentile Wage
$77,290
90th Percentile Wage
$90,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paralegals and legal assistants in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $90,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paralegals and legal assistants is $35,570.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paralegals and legal assistants in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,910
0.88% 7.28%
2016
$63,350
2.07% -
2015
$62,040
-3.93% -
2014
$64,480
2.37% -
2013
$62,950
5.86% -
2012
$59,260
- -

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

The average salaries of paralegals and legal assistants in nine industries in the transportation and warehousing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for paralegals and legal assistant occupations is the postal service (federal government) industry with an annual salary $69,110. The lowest paying industry is the scheduled air transportation industry (annual salary $51,000). For detailed paralegals and legal assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Postal Service (federal government)
$69,110
Postal Service (federal government)
$69,110
Rail Transportation
$62,800
Rail Transportation
$62,800
Air Transportation
$61,360
Truck Transportation
$56,670
Freight Transportation Arrangement
$56,530
Support Activities for Transportation
$54,290
Scheduled Air Transportation
$51,000

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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