In a world of binding contracts and lawsuits, professionals with legal know-how can find work in any industry. Found most commonly in the professional services industry, job titles in this category include lawyer and paralegal.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.