Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary Information in Nevada

The average annual and hourly salaries for paralegals and legal assistants in the state of Nevada are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of paralegals and legal assistants amongst Nevada metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Paralegals and Legal Assistants in Nevada

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,280
25th Percentile Wage
$45,350
50th Percentile Wage
$55,420
75th Percentile Wage
$62,600
90th Percentile Wage
$73,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paralegals and legal assistants in Nevada in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,890. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paralegals and legal assistants from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,420
1.95% 8.68%
2016
$54,340
7.47% -
2015
$50,280
6.36% -
2014
$47,080
-2.70% -
2013
$48,350
-4.67% -
2012
$50,610
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Paralegals and Legal Assistants in Nevada Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paralegals and legal assistants in some Nevada cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paralegals and legal assistants in state of Nevada ranges from $38,830 to $55,800. The highest paying area for paralegals and legal assistants in Nevada is Las Vegas-Paradise with a median annual salary of $55,800. The second highest paying city/area in Nevada State is Carson City (mean annual salary $55,130). The lowest paying area is Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,830.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Las Vegas-Paradise
$55,800
Carson City
$55,130
Reno-Sparks
$54,580
Other Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$42,260
Western Central Nevada nonmetropolitan area
$38,830




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