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Best states for a Senior Paralegal

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Legal careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Senior Paralegal jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Senior Paralegals.

Although there are abundant Senior Paralegal jobs in America, a large number of them are in the South.

District of Columbia is the best state in the country for Senior Paralegal jobs, and Connecticut has the second-highest median salary in the country.

Legal Support Services and Law are the most common majors for people with jobs as Senior Paralegals.

Our research put District of Columbia at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Senior Paralegals. Connecticut, Alaska, and Washington also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States in America For Senior Paralegals in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. Connecticut
  3. Colorado
  4. Nevada
  5. Washington
  6. Illinois
  7. Massachusetts
  8. Minnesota
  9. California
  10. Texas
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  • (66 jobs)
  • (71 jobs)
  • (16 jobs)
  • (69 jobs)
  • (165 jobs)
  • (88 jobs)
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  • (411 jobs)
  • (218 jobs)

We used our most recent data to determine the states that are best for Senior Paralegal positions.

In order to rank the states, we needed to figure out not just where the jobs are located, but we also needed to establish how much these jobs paid.

Here is the list of best states for Senior Paralegal jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Senior Paralegals in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
90 $107,779 $79,000 $146,000 4.44
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in District of Columbia

2. Connecticut

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
66 $81,209 $59,000 $110,000 2.02
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Connecticut

3. Colorado

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
71 $76,563 $56,000 $103,000 1.18
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Colorado

4. Nevada

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
16 $77,037 $56,000 $104,000 0.87
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Nevada

5. Washington

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
69 $77,448 $56,000 $105,000 0.92
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Washington

6. Illinois

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
165 $73,645 $54,000 $99,000 1.32
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Illinois

7. Massachusetts

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
88 $76,563 $56,000 $103,000 1.02
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Massachusetts

8. Minnesota

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
50 $73,645 $54,000 $100,000 0.85
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Minnesota

9. California

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
411 $77,448 $57,000 $105,000 1.23
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in California

10. Texas

Total Senior Paralegal Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
218 $70,197 $51,000 $95,000 1.07
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Paralegal Jobs in Texas

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Senior Paralegal

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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