LEGAL EXTERN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$46,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$166,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Baltimore, MD
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
0.6 years
How much does a legal extern make?
The national average salary for a Legal Extern in the U.S. is $88,016 annually or $42.32 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $166,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $46,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Legal Externs are in Energy companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Legal Extern salaries are Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. The typical tenure for a Legal Extern is 0.6 years.
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Average Legal Extern Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Legal Extern makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Legal Externs are in Energy companies and Professional companies. Companies like Turner Broadcasting Sales, Inc. or Nike will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Cloudflare and FleishmanHillard pay their Legal Externs very well.

Average Legal Extern Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Legal Extern in the United States is $88,016 per year or $42.32 per hour. The top city when it comes to Legal Extern salaries is Baltimore, MD at $90,587 per year. Even an entry-level Legal Extern makes $47,000 per year in Baltimore, MD. The highest earning states when it comes to Legal Extern salaries are Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. Mississippi, Utah, and South Carolina have the lowest Legal Extern salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Baltimore, MD
$90,587
2
Washington, DC
$90,535
3
Philadelphia, PA
$90,292
4
New York, NY
$89,158
5
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ
$88,356

Average Legal Extern Salary By Industry

Legal Extern salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Retail companies, Professional companies, and Non Profits companies pay their Legal Externs well. Retail companies pay their Legal Externs the highest wages, averaging $94,772 per year. Professional companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $94,259 and $91,325, respectively. At $69,781, the average salary for Legal Externs in the Media industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$94,772
2
Professional
$94,259
3
Non Profits
$91,325
4
Finance
$90,022
5
Health Care
$88,526

RECENTLY ADDED Legal Extern SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Chicago, IL
09/07/2019
$521,750
New York, NY
09/07/2019
$521,750
U. S. Sentencing Commission
Legal Extern
Washington, DC
08/26/2019
$47,166
King County Washington
Legal Extern
Seattle, WA
08/02/2019
$51,424
Geico
Legal Extern
07/24/2019
$49,274
Chicago, IL
07/12/2019
$391,313
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