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Miscellaneous Legal Support Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous legal support workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous legal support workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous legal support workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous 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. Miscellaneous Legal Support Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,680
25th Percentile Wage
$36,870
50th Percentile Wage
$49,780
75th Percentile Wage
$68,420
90th Percentile Wage
$101,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous legal support workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous legal support workers is $101,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,680. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 253% 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 miscellaneous legal support workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,7802.95%6.47%
201548,3101.28%-
201447,6901.72%-
201346,8700.66%-
201246,560--

Table 2. Miscellaneous Legal Support Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous legal support workers in 17 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 miscellaneous legal support workers occupations is the mining sector with an annual salary $76,360. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $34,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Mining
$76,360
Utilities
$65,530
Manufacturing
$64,580
Transportation and Warehousing
$57,890
Educational Services
$57,430
Federal, State, and Local Government
$57,130
Construction
$56,900
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$53,210
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$50,330
Finance and Insurance
$48,840
Information
$48,790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$47,000
Wholesale Trade
$44,520
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$44,090
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,890
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,340
Retail Trade
$34,430



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