Wages by Occupation and
Local Area



Wages for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Location Pay
Period
2017
10% 25% Median 75% 90%
United States Hourly $14.97 $18.57 $24.24 $31.10 $39.03
Yearly $31,100 $38,600 $50,400 $64,700 $81,200
Florida Hourly $14.76 $17.28 $22.46 $28.78 $35.18
Yearly $30,700 $35,900 $46,700 $59,900 $73,200
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA Hourly $15.92 $17.59 $23.66 $30.32 $36.05
Yearly $33,100 $36,600 $49,200 $63,100 $75,000

National Data Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey
State Data Source: Florida Wage Information