2017 Legal Salary Guide

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Your ultimate resource for legal salaries, from entry-level paralegal salary ranges and new lawyer salary levels to the expert's earnings.

Salary Guide

Your legal salary questions, answered

The cover of the 2017 Salary Guide for Legal Professionals

Want to know lawyer salary ranges or paralegal salary levels in your area?:

  • Law firm positions:
    • Lawyer
    • First-Year Associate
    • Paralegal
    • Administrative/Office Manager
  • In-house positions:
    • Lawyer
    • Paralegal
    • Legal Secretary
    • Compliance Manager

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Salary Trends Infographics

A quick peek at legal salary trends in the guide

We've got good news. Legal salaries have risen over the past several years, and you can expect the trend to continue in 2017. Learn more about several of the most in-demand legal roles and the starting salary range for each.

 
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Hiring Trends

2017 hiring and compensation trends for the legal field

Check out this quick slideshow on legal salary trends.