LEGAL SPECIALIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$88,000
$43,000
Min 10%
$88,000
Median 50%
$180,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
DLA Piper
Highest Paying City
Saint Cloud, MN
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does a legal specialist make?
The national average salary for a Legal Specialist in the U.S. is $88,655 annually or $42.62 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $43,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $180,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Legal Specialists are Professional companies and Finance companies. States with the highest Legal Specialist salaries include North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, and Minnesota. The typical tenure for a Legal Specialist is 3.2 years.
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Average Legal Specialist Salary By Company

If you are a Legal Specialist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Professional companies and Finance companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Legal Specialists are DLA Piper and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe. Companies like Burlington and Amway also pay high salaries to their Legal Specialists.

Average Legal Specialist Salary By Location

Legal Specialists in the United States of America make on average $88,655 a year or $42.62 per hour. Working in Saint Cloud, MN as a Legal Specialist will pay you the highest wages at around $154,699 per year. The average starting salary in Saint Cloud, MN for Legal Specialists is $93,000. Some of the states with the best Legal Specialist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, Minnesota, Maine, and Vermont. On the other hand, Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio, South Carolina, and Hawaii report the lowest wages for Legal Specialists.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Saint Cloud, MN
$154,699
2
Denver, CO
$152,128
3
San Francisco, CA
$140,086
4
Bellevue, WA
$131,482
5
Dallas, TX
$129,578

Average Legal Specialist Salary By Industry

Legal Specialist salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Finance companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay their Legal Specialists well. Finance companies pay Legal Specialists an average salary of $93,063, Hospitality companies pay $88,075, and Professional companys come in at $87,777. At $80,143, the average salary for Legal Specialists in the Technology industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$93,063
2
Hospitality
$88,075
3
Professional
$87,777
4
Health Care
$87,220
5
Technology
$80,143

RECENTLY ADDED Legal Specialist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Mayo Clinic
Legal Specialist
10/22/2019
$146,382
State of Florida
Legal Specialist
09/19/2019
$148,363
Robert Half
Legal Specialist
09/18/2019
$29,218
Robert Half
Legal Specialist
09/13/2019
$31,305
Randstad
Legal Specialist
09/05/2019
$31,305
Legal Specialist
08/28/2019
$87,500
Robert Half
Legal Specialist
08/27/2019
$29,218
Robert Half
Legal Specialist
08/19/2019
$31,305
Randstad
Legal Specialist
08/10/2019
$33,392
County of Washington
Legal Specialist
06/22/2019
$54,596
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