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Legal Support Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of legal support workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare legal support worker salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Legal Support Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,960
25th Percentile Wage
$37,510
50th Percentile Wage
$49,580
75th Percentile Wage
$65,520
90th Percentile Wage
$83,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for legal support workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $83,180. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid legal support workers is $30,960.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,580
0.71% 6.07%
2016
$49,230
2.82% -
2015
$47,840
2.09% -
2014
$46,840
1.90% -
2013
$45,950
-1.35% -
2012
$46,570
- -

Compare Legal Support Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of legal support workers in 20 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals industry with an annual salary $72,450. The lowest paying industry is the nursing and residential care facilities industry (annual salary $40,460). For detailed legal support worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$72,450
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$66,070
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$63,480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$59,930
Hospitals - Local government owned
$59,780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$59,550
Hospitals - Privately owned
$59,510
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$59,340
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$59,150
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$58,800
Offices of Physicians
$58,070
Outpatient Care Centers
$57,400
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$56,960
Hospitals - State government owned
$55,940
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$48,610
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$46,260
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$44,040
Social Assistance
$42,790
Individual and Family Services
$41,860
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$40,460

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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