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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities|| |
|Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds|| |
|Other Financial Investment Activities|| |
|Activities Related to Credit Intermediation|| |
|Insurance Agencies and Brokerages|| |
|Depository Credit Intermediation|| |
|Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities|| |
|Other Insurance Related Activities|| |
|Credit Intermediation and Related Activities|| |
|Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles|| |
|Other Investment Pools and Funds|| |
|Insurance Carriers and Related Activities|| |
|Insurance Carriers|| |
|Nondepository Credit Intermediation|| |
|Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers|| |
|Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .