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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

23-2099 Legal Support Workers, All Other

All legal support workers not listed separately.


National estimates for Legal Support Workers, All Other
Industry profile for Legal Support Workers, All Other
Geographic profile for Legal Support Workers, All Other

National estimates for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
46,090 3.1 % $ 35.10 $ 73,000 1.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 17.35 $ 22.15 $ 28.75 $ 45.44 $ 68.05
Annual Wage (2) $ 36,090 $ 46,070 $ 59,790 $ 94,520 $ 141,540


Industry profile for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Legal Support Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Legal Support Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 14,750 0.70 $ 50.59 $ 105,230
Legal Services 13,920 1.22 $ 26.43 $ 54,970
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 5,140 0.23 $ 26.45 $ 55,020
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 4,350 0.08 $ 27.67 $ 57,560
Management of Companies and Enterprises 1,180 0.05 $ 37.03 $ 77,020

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Legal Services 13,920 1.22 $ 26.43 $ 54,970
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 14,750 0.70 $ 50.59 $ 105,230
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 5,140 0.23 $ 26.45 $ 55,020
Oil and Gas Extraction 130 0.12 $ 44.92 $ 93,440
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 230 0.12 $ 19.78 $ 41,150

Top paying industries for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Software Publishers 60 0.01 $ 69.78 $ 145,140
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing 60 0.04 $ 56.60 $ 117,720
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 14,750 0.70 $ 50.59 $ 105,230
Scientific Research and Development Services 110 0.01 $ 46.77 $ 97,270
Oil and Gas Extraction 130 0.12 $ 44.92 $ 93,440


Geographic profile for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Legal Support Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Legal Support Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of legal support workers, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 10,980 0.66 2.03 $ 29.12 $ 60,570
Virginia 6,360 1.69 5.18 $ 60.79 $ 126,450
Illinois 2,230 0.40 1.22 $ 27.93 $ 58,090
Texas 2,180 0.18 0.54 $ 32.83 $ 68,290
Maryland 2,090 0.82 2.50 $ 42.40 $ 88,190


Map of location quotient of legal support workers, all other by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 1,290 1.94 5.94 $ 41.53 $ 86,380
Virginia 6,360 1.69 5.18 $ 60.79 $ 126,450
Maryland 2,090 0.82 2.50 $ 42.40 $ 88,190
Colorado 1,890 0.72 2.20 $ 30.87 $ 64,210
California 10,980 0.66 2.03 $ 29.12 $ 60,570


Map of annual mean wages of legal support workers, all other by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Virginia 6,360 1.69 5.18 $ 60.79 $ 126,450
Maryland 2,090 0.82 2.50 $ 42.40 $ 88,190
New Hampshire 60 0.10 0.30 $ 41.78 $ 86,910
District of Columbia 1,290 1.94 5.94 $ 41.53 $ 86,380
South Carolina 140 0.07 0.21 $ 38.59 $ 80,260



Map of employment of legal support workers, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 8,120 2.77 8.46 $ 57.36 $ 119,310
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,830 0.84 2.58 $ 29.33 $ 61,010
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,940 0.46 1.40 $ 28.69 $ 59,660
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,690 0.75 2.31 $ 32.40 $ 67,380
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,320 0.51 1.55 $ 28.67 $ 59,630
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,120 0.89 2.73 $ 36.95 $ 76,850
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,110 0.76 2.32 $ 33.18 $ 69,010
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 980 0.71 2.16 $ 28.21 $ 58,680
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 830 0.23 0.71 $ 34.09 $ 70,900
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 770 0.31 0.96 $ 27.34 $ 56,860


Map of location quotient of legal support workers, all other by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 8,120 2.77 8.46 $ 57.36 $ 119,310
Dover, DE 70 1.05 3.21 $ 29.74 $ 61,860
Modesto, CA 180 0.99 3.02 $ 21.30 $ 44,300
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,120 0.89 2.73 $ 36.95 $ 76,850
Pueblo, CO 50 0.87 2.66 $ 21.63 $ 44,980
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 4,830 0.84 2.58 $ 29.33 $ 61,010
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 180 0.78 2.39 $ 27.04 $ 56,230
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 1,110 0.76 2.32 $ 33.18 $ 69,010
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 1,690 0.75 2.31 $ 32.40 $ 67,380
Greeley, CO 80 0.75 2.28 $ 31.30 $ 65,100


Map of annual mean wages of legal support workers, all other by area, May 2021


Top paying metropolitan areas for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 8,120 2.77 8.46 $ 57.36 $ 119,310
Richmond, VA 150 0.24 0.72 $ 46.33 $ 96,360
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 30 0.11 0.35 $ 44.87 $ 93,320
Charlottesville, VA 40 0.38 1.16 $ 43.00 $ 89,440
Pittsburgh, PA 160 0.15 0.46 $ 40.87 $ 85,000
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 100 0.15 0.44 $ 40.73 $ 84,720
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 30 0.09 0.28 $ 40.59 $ 84,430
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 30 0.08 0.25 $ 40.04 $ 83,290
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 740 0.69 2.11 $ 39.64 $ 82,460
Raleigh, NC 270 0.43 1.30 $ 39.53 $ 82,220

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 170 1.68 5.14 $ 23.68 $ 49,240
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 70 0.36 1.11 $ 29.36 $ 61,060
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area 60 0.47 1.42 $ 23.64 $ 49,170
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 60 0.23 0.71 $ 22.99 $ 47,810
Nevada nonmetropolitan area 50 0.50 1.54 $ 26.27 $ 54,650

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 170 1.68 5.14 $ 23.68 $ 49,240
Border Region of Texas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.70 2.13 (8) (8)
Eastern and Southern Colorado nonmetropolitan area 40 0.62 1.89 $ 27.78 $ 57,790
Maryland nonmetropolitan area 30 0.55 1.67 $ 34.52 $ 71,800
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area 40 0.54 1.64 $ 23.37 $ 48,610

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Legal Support Workers, All Other:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Maryland nonmetropolitan area 30 0.55 1.67 $ 34.52 $ 71,800
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area 30 0.33 1.02 $ 31.85 $ 66,260
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area 40 0.22 0.68 $ 29.68 $ 61,740
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area 70 0.36 1.11 $ 29.36 $ 61,060
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 50 0.41 1.24 $ 28.92 $ 60,160


About May 2021 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022