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Legal Support Worker Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Legal Support Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,840
25th Percentile Wage
$40,240
50th Percentile Wage
$52,810
75th Percentile Wage
$67,610
90th Percentile Wage
$85,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legal support workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $85,540. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid legal support workers is $31,840.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,8105.09%10.04%
201550,1201.92%-
201449,1603.32%-
201347,5300.04%-
201247,510--

Compare Legal Support Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of legal support workers in 17 industries in the finance and insurance 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 securities and commodity contracts intermediation and brokerage industry with an annual salary $67,530. The lowest paying industry is the other nondepository credit intermediation industry (annual salary $49,040). For detailed legal support worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$67,530
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$61,090
Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds
$60,010
Other Financial Investment Activities
$58,820
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation
$58,760
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$56,190
Depository Credit Intermediation
$55,900
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$55,840
Other Insurance Related Activities
$55,630
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$54,000
Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles
$52,310
Other Investment Pools and Funds
$52,260
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$51,830
Insurance Carriers
$51,560
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$51,060
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers
$50,700
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$49,040

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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