Highest Paying Industries for Legal Secretaries

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Natural Gas Distribution31.2164920
Broadcasting (except Internet)30.1562700
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations29.6861740
Utilities29.1360590
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing28.8860070
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services28.6859650
Wired Telecommunications Carriers28.4859250
Telecommunications28.4359130
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing28.1958640
Oil and Gas Extraction27.1456450
Mining26.955960
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution26.8855900
Scientific Research and Development Services26.7855700
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences26.7855700
Rail Transportation26.0554170
Information26.0154100
Manufacturing25.8453750
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods25.8153690
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods25.7853630
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities25.7753600
Other Financial Investment Activities25.7753600
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage25.7753590
Management of Companies and Enterprises25.2952600
Construction24.9551890
Nondepository Credit Intermediation24.9451870
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned24.8251630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned24.7851540
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)24.7651510
Postal Service (federal government)24.7651500
Hospitals, Privately owned24.6351230
Wholesale Trade24.4750900
Lessors of Real Estate24.4650880
Insurance Carriers24.3150570
Construction of Buildings24.350540
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers24.2850510
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing24.2650470
Transportation and Warehousing24.2250390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.2250390
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)24.2250370
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities24.1750270
Other Insurance Related Activities24.0650040
Educational Services, Local government owned24.0449990
Finance and Insurance23.8149530
Real Estate23.749300
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations23.749300
Educational Services, Privately owned23.5548980
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned23.4448750
Computer Systems Design and Related Services23.3248500
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities23.2448340
Activities Related to Real Estate23.1848210
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)23.1248080
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations23.0547950
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)22.9647770
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation22.7547320
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.5846970
Other Investment Pools and Funds22.4946770
Activities Related to Credit Intermediation22.4746740
All industries, private ownership only22.1346030
Legal Services22.0845920
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services22.0745910
All industries21.9645670
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages21.8245390
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services21.644930
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities21.3844470
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services21.2744240
Educational Services, State government owned21.244100
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned21.244100
Social Advocacy Organizations21.1143900
Employment Services20.8243300
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services20.4842600
Administrative and Support Services20.4842590
Depository Credit Intermediation20.4242480
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.2642140
State government, including schools and hospitals20.2542120
Local government, including schools and hospitals20.2542110
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.2442090
Federal, State, and Local Government20.2342070
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service20.2342070
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.2242060
Office Administrative Services19.6440860
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services18.8339170
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services18.7238940
Business Support Services18.0137450
Social Assistance17.9437310
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)17.9137240
Individual and Family Services17.7336880
Ambulatory Health Care Services15.2731770
Offices of Physicians15.1831580

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