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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
$37,500
25th Percentile Wage
$50,390
50th Percentile Wage
$63,350
75th Percentile Wage
$75,520
90th Percentile Wage
$83,120

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 $83,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paralegals and legal assistants is $37,500.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,3502.07%6.46%
201562,040-3.93%-
201464,4802.37%-
201362,9505.86%-
201259,260--

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

The average salaries of paralegals and legal assistants in six 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 $69,130. 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)
$69,130
Postal Service (federal government)
$69,130
Rail Transportation
$64,310
Rail Transportation
$64,310
Air Transportation
$61,360
Scheduled Air Transportation
$51,000

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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