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Legal Support Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Legal Support Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,080
25th Percentile Wage
$43,380
50th Percentile Wage
$56,540
75th Percentile Wage
$74,310
90th Percentile Wage
$96,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legal support workers in the industry sector of educational 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) legal support workers is $96,780. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid legal support workers is $32,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of legal support workers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,540
1.79% 12.93%
2016
$55,530
1.01% -
2015
$54,970
1.44% -
2014
$54,180
-4.56% -
2013
$56,650
13.10% -
2012
$49,230
- -

Compare Legal Support Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of legal support workers in twelve industries in the educational services 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 junior colleges - local government owned industry with an annual salary $66,310. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $55,550). For detailed legal support worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$66,310
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$61,690
Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,280
Educational Services - State government owned
$56,790
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$56,690
Educational Services
$56,540
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$56,380
Educational Support Services
$56,270
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$56,080
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$56,000
Educational Services - Privately owned
$55,970
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$55,550

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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