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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Specialty hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Other Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|Hospitals - Local government owned|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals|| |
|Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)|| |
|General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned|| |
|Ambulatory Health Care Services|| |
|Offices of Physicians|| |
|Outpatient Care Centers|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Hospitals - State government owned|| |
|Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities|| |
|Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services|| |
|Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals|| |
|Social Assistance|| |
|Individual and Family Services|| |
|Nursing and Residential Care Facilities|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .