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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
$29,490
25th Percentile Wage
$36,910
50th Percentile Wage
$49,230
75th Percentile Wage
$63,410
90th Percentile Wage
$78,680

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 $78,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid legal support workers is $29,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of legal support workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,2302.82%5.40%
201547,8402.09%-
201446,8401.90%-
201345,950-1.35%-
201246,570--

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

The average salaries of legal support workers in 19 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 hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $66,070. The lowest paying industry is the community food and housing, and emergency and other relief services industry (annual salary $38,300). For detailed legal support worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$66,070
Hospitals - State government owned
$64,190
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$64,150
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$63,480
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,250
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$58,180
Hospitals - Local government owned
$58,100
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$57,720
Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$57,190
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$56,960
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$55,510
Offices of Physicians
$55,420
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,910
Outpatient Care Centers
$51,050
Individual and Family Services
$41,820
Social Assistance
$40,540
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$40,460
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$38,300

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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