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Listed below is salary information from Legal Placement files dating from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.  This information is to be used only as a guide, and is not from any source other than data from Legal Placement Service.  Placements were simply divided into categories according to the type of position, then the salaries were averaged.

This information is presented in annual salary form for convenience.  Most positions are actually hourly.  Please note:  These are starting salaries only.  They do not reflect what an employee may be earning after working for a firm for a period of time.  These figures also do not reflect benefits that may be paid by a firm.

**Most salary categories stayed flat this past year.  Overall salaries rose by only 1%**


Position                              Yrs of Exp         Average Salary      High         Low

Recept/Clerk                      N/A                  $24,603              $26,000      $20,800

Legal Secretary                  0-5                   $30,696              $35,880      $24,000

Legal Secretary                   5-10                $33,000              $37,000      $25,000

Legal Secretary                  10+                  $41,375              $43,000      $38,000

Paralegal                               0-2                 $33,360              $35,000      $31,720

Paralegal                               3-7                 $42,000              $45,000      $39,000

Paralegal                               8-12               $44,583              $48,000      $42,000

Paralegal                               12+                $47,643              $54,000      $41,500


Office Manager                    ---                  $35,000              $35,000       $35,000 (Salaries from last year)

Admin Asst./Billing               ---                 $32,120              $36,000      $25,000

Part-time Hourly Wage        N/A            Ranging from $12.00/hr. to $17.00//hr. depending on position.



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