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Pay Trends for Legal Jobs

Updated July 6, 2017

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.

Wage Growth for Legal Jobs, Q2 2017

-0.6%

since last quarter

2.5%

year over year

6.5%

since 2006

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The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees and education professionals 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.

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