Legal support workers, all other

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
52.8k
Average Age
41.9
Estimated Job Growth
−1.19%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$63,288
Average Male Salary
$72,216
Average Female Salary
$57,543

About

Legal support workers, all other are most often employed by the Legal services industry. The average yearly wage for Legal support workers, all other was $63,288 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Legal support workers, all other by wage are Other Sales Workers, Transportation inspectors, and Speechlanguage pathologists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Legal support workers, all other are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, and Alexandria City PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Legal support workers, all other are District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC, District of Columbia (Northeast) PUMA, DC, and New Orleans City (Northeast) PUMA, LA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Legal support workers, all other and on wages and locations for those in the field. Legal services is the industry that employs the most Legal support workers, all other, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Legal support workers, all other, by average wage, is Oil & gas extraction. Legal support workers, all other are paid most in Greenpoint & Williamsburg PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in District of Columbia (Central) PUMA, DC.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$63,288
AVERAGE SALARY
± $7,122

In 2020, Legal support workers, all other earned an average of $63,288, $7,334 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Other Sales Workers make somewhat more than Legal support workers, all other while Transportation inspectors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Legal support workers, all other as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.409
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Legal support workers, all other had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.409, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Legal support workers, all other (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Legal support workers, all other.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Legal support workers, all other

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Legal support workers, all other.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

52.8k
2020 Workforce
± 5,641
10.8%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 14%

The number of people employed as Legal support workers, all other has been growing at a rate of 10.8%, from 47,684 people in 2019 to 52,815 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Legal support workers, all other employed by various industries. Legal services employs the largest share of Legal support workers, all other at  30.9%, followed by Executive offices & legislative bodies with 11.9% and Justice, public order, & safety activities  with 11.1%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Legal support workers, all other in the US. The average age of male Legal support workers, all other in the workforce is 39.7 and of female Legal support workers, all other is 43.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Legal support workers, all other is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

20.7k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 3,530
32.1k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 4,401

60.8% of Legal support workers, all other are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Legal support workers, all other.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Legal support workers, all other
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

66.2% of Legal support workers, all other are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.99% of Legal support workers, all other, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Legal support workers, all other.

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Age by Sex

39.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 2.45
43.4
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.87

The median age of Legal support workers, all other is 41.9, and Male employees are generally 3.69 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Legal support workers, all other from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Legal support workers, all other is Social Sciences but a relatively high number of Legal support workers, all other hold a major in Legal.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
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Projections

Projections on job growth for Legal Support Workers, All Other from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Legal Support Workers, All Other are expected to see a growth of −1.19% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

−1.19%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Legal Support Workers, All Other. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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