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Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of paralegals and legal assistants in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare paralegals and legal assistant salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,530
25th Percentile Wage
$51,430
50th Percentile Wage
$64,710
75th Percentile Wage
$78,750
90th Percentile Wage
$95,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paralegals and legal assistants in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. 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 $95,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $64,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid paralegals and legal assistants is $40,530.

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 management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201664,7101.70%8.42%
201563,6101.98%-
201462,3502.69%-
201360,6702.32%-
201259,260--

Compare Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of paralegals and legal assistants in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises sector are shown below. For detailed paralegals and legal assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$64,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$64,710

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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