The annual and hourly salary statistics of paralegals and legal assistants in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of paralegals and legal assistants in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$32,170|
|25th Percentile Wage||$37,740|
|50th Percentile Wage||$45,780|
|75th Percentile Wage||$55,910|
|90th Percentile Wage||$74,210|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paralegals and legal assistants in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $32,170.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paralegals and legal assistants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $45,780 in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island is in the middle of salary range for paralegals and legal assistants in state of Iowa. In comparison, the annual salary of paralegals and legal assistants in Davenport-Moline-Rock Island is 18.0 percent (18.0%) lower than that in the highest paying Des Moines-West Des Moines and 32.0 percent (32.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying Waterloo-Cedar Falls.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Des Moines-West Des Moines|| |
|Cedar Rapids|| |
|Iowa City|| |
|Davenport-Moline-Rock Island|| |
|Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Waterloo-Cedar Falls|| |