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Miscellaneous Legal Support Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of miscellaneous legal support workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare miscellaneous legal support worker salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,260
25th Percentile Wage
$33,290
50th Percentile Wage
$42,890
75th Percentile Wage
$57,960
90th Percentile Wage
$78,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous legal support workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous legal support workers is $78,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous legal support workers is $26,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous legal support workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,8903.43%5.13%
201541,4201.64%-
201440,740-0.34%-
201340,8800.46%-
201240,690--

Compare Miscellaneous Legal Support Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous legal support workers in twelve industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for miscellaneous legal support worker occupations is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry with an annual salary $73,340. The lowest paying industry is the engineering services industry (annual salary $30,750). For detailed miscellaneous legal support worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$73,340
Scientific Research and Development Services
$64,110
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$61,100
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$57,360
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$48,680
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$47,790
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,890
Legal Services
$42,660
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,000
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$41,220
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$36,410
Engineering Services
$30,750

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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