How much does a paralegal / legal assistant make in New Orleans?
According to 2018 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), paralegals earn an average salary of $50,540 per year ($24.30 per hour) in the state of Louisiana. Keep in mind this is not an estimate for starting pay in an entry-level position—average pay will vary based on your experience, level of education and the state in which you work. Discover how much paralegals make by state.
The BLS reports a positive outlook for jobs over the next ten years, projecting a 12% increase in employment for paralegals and legal assistants nationwide from 2018-2028—well above the expected increase across all occupations.
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