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Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary in Sector of Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

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

Average Annual Salary of Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,930
25th Percentile Wage
$49,640
50th Percentile Wage
$60,860
75th Percentile Wage
$76,100
90th Percentile Wage
$93,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paralegals and legal assistants in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing. 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 $93,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paralegals and legal assistants is $37,930.

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 real estate and rental and leasing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201660,8604.12%10.60%
201558,3505.76%-
201454,9903.95%-
201352,820-3.01%-
201254,410--

Compare Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector

The average salaries of paralegals and legal assistants in six industries in the real estate and rental and leasing 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 lessors of real estate industry with an annual salary $62,010. The lowest paying industry is the offices of real estate agents and brokers industry (annual salary $57,720). For detailed paralegals and legal assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Lessors of Real Estate
$62,010
Activities Related to Real Estate
$61,580
Real Estate
$61,250
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$60,130
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$60,130
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
$57,720

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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