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Average Salary by Degree/Major Subject for Industry: Legal Services

Industry: Legal Services
Salary by Degree
Degree/Major Subject
National Salary Data (?
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Bachelor's Degree
1014 salaries
$31,339 - $91,216  
   
Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM)
695 salaries
$45,206 - $152,746  
Associate's Degree
362 salaries
$30,426 - $72,076  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law)
311 salaries
$44,686 - $149,725  
Juris Doctor (JD), Law
117 salaries
$44,098 - $156,124  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Political Science (PolySci)
95 salaries
$31,579 - $93,489  
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
85 salaries
$37,155 - $149,266  
Doctor of Law (JD)
44 salaries
$48,980 - $162,412  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law), Political Science (PolySci)
43 salaries
$45,884 - $130,481  
Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Paralegal Studies
39 salaries
$27,884 - $60,585  
Associate Degree (AD), Paralegal Studies
34 salaries
$27,500 - $59,395  
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
31 salaries
$30,411 - $108,496  
Certificate (Cert), Paralegal Studies
28 salaries
$30,410 - $70,469  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Business Administration
28 salaries
$30,596 - $88,888  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology
28 salaries
$38,413 - $108,661  
Some college coursework with no degree
27 salaries
$36,955 - $72,052  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), History
26 salaries
$28,973 - $74,591  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communication
24 salaries
$29,000 - $115,862  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Computer Science (CS)
22 salaries
$36,766 - $161,073  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
22 salaries
$36,244 - $105,205  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Business Administration
22 salaries
$39,972 - $102,765  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Criminal Justice
21 salaries
$25,743 - $82,297  
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
21 salaries
$26,761 - $94,372  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Business Management
20 salaries
$34,228 - $96,299  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Criminal Justice
20 salaries
$25,512 - $71,761  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Sociology
19 salaries
$32,469 - $92,271  
Associate's Degree, Paralegal Studies
19 salaries
$27,500 - $75,000  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Economics
17 salaries
$30,564 - $121,641  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Political Science (PolySci)
17 salaries
$29,590 - $79,067  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), English Language
14 salaries
$25,750 - $105,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 27 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,359

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