Paralegals and Legal Assistant Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for paralegals and legal assistants in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of paralegals and legal assistants among Wyoming 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 Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,860
25th Percentile Wage
$39,940
50th Percentile Wage
$49,070
75th Percentile Wage
$57,170
90th Percentile Wage
$67,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paralegals and legal assistants in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,860.

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
$49,070
0.20% 19.40%
2016
$48,970
4.51% -
2015
$46,760
3.42% -
2014
$45,160
5.54% -
2013
$42,660
7.29% -
2012
$39,550
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Paralegals and Legal Assistants in Wyoming Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paralegals and legal assistants in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paralegals and legal assistants in state of Wyoming ranges from $39,060 to $59,700. The highest paying area for paralegals and legal assistants in Wyoming is Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $59,700. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $54,980). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$59,700
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$54,980
Casper
$49,960
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$48,520
Cheyenne
$45,720
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$39,060




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