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Other Legal Support Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other legal support workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other legal support workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other legal support workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Other Legal Support Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,970
25th Percentile Wage
$40,410
50th Percentile Wage
$54,650
75th Percentile Wage
$84,030
90th Percentile Wage
$127,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other legal support workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other legal support workers is $127,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,970. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 299% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other legal support workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,6501.34%3.64%
201553,9200.33%-
201453,7402.20%-
201352,560-0.19%-
201252,660--

Table 2. Other Legal Support Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other legal support workers in 16 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other legal support workers occupations is the information sector with an annual salary $64,470. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $37,660).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Information
$64,470
Mining
$64,210
Manufacturing
$63,400
Utilities
$59,630
Wholesale Trade
$59,010
Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,750
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$55,700
Finance and Insurance
$54,610
Educational Services
$54,220
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$52,990
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,560
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,640
Health Care and Social Assistance
$41,760
Retail Trade
$39,890
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$37,660

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Legal Support Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other legal support workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other legal support workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,170 to $104,760. The highest paying state for other legal support workers is Virginia with a median annual salary of $104,760. The lowest paying state is South Dakota with a median annual salary of $29,170. For more salary information of other legal support workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Virginia
$104,760
Alaska
$79,370
New Jersey
$64,460
Connecticut
$63,280
Rhode Island
$63,090
District of Columbia
$61,920
Massachusetts
$59,370
Vermont
$58,700
Maryland
$58,210
Pennsylvania
$57,680
Washington
$57,240
Colorado
$56,260
Kentucky
$56,140
Oregon
$55,360
Minnesota
$54,340
New York
$54,200
Georgia
$53,280
Hawaii
$53,160
Nevada
$52,890
Illinois
$52,690
California
$52,140
Texas
$50,760
Montana
$50,690
Mississippi
$50,250
Tennessee
$50,240
New Hampshire
$50,160
Ohio
$49,880
Delaware
$49,130
Alabama
$48,760
Indiana
$48,230
Oklahoma
$48,200
Puerto Rico
$48,030
Kansas
$47,850
West Virginia
$47,720
Idaho
$47,290
Nebraska
$47,050
Maine
$46,890
Wisconsin
$45,580
Iowa
$44,820
Missouri
$44,800
Michigan
$44,440
North Carolina
$43,230
Louisiana
$42,610
New Mexico
$41,370
Utah
$40,640
Arkansas
$40,580
Florida
$39,460
Wyoming
$33,400
South Dakota
$29,170


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