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Paralegals and Legal Assistants Salary Guide 2021

Paralegals and Legal Assistants Salary

Salary

$52.9K

Growth

12%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Paralegals and Legal Assistants Make in 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $32,900 $40,640 $52,920 $67,080 $85,160
Hourly Wage $15.82 $19.54 $25.44 $32.25 $40.94

How Much Do Paralegals and Legal Assistants Make in 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$32,900
$40,640
$52,920
$67,080
$85,160
Hourly Wage
$15.82
$19.54
$25.44
$32.25
$40.94

Paralegals and Legal Assistants Job Description

Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.

Also known as:

Certified Paralegal, Corporate Law Assistant, Law Associate, Legal Analyst, Legal Assistant, Litigation Paralegal, Paralegal, Paralegal Assistant, Paralegal Specialist, Real Estate Paralegal

Paralegals and Legal Assistants Job Outlook

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 345,600 387,000 12% 43,000

Paralegals and Legal Assistants Job Outlook

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
345,600
387,000
12%
43,000