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Paralegal Salary by State

Paralegal salary can vary from state to state because of variables like population density, regional demand for legal services, the number of businesses in the area, and the general economic health of a state. Below is a breakdown of paralegal salary by state for the 50 US states and the District of Columbia.

Paralegal Salary State to State

Hourly Wage Annual Salary
State Minimal Wage Average Wage Minimal Salary Average Salary
Alabama $12.53 $21.96 $26,070 $45,680
Alaska $19.32 $25.16 $40,190 $52,330
Arizona $15.32 $23.53 $31,870 $48,940
Arkansas $12.58 $17.70 $26,160 $36,820
California $15.66 $28.38 $32,580 $59,030
Colorado $15.30 $23.54 $31,830 $48,960
Connecticut $15.94 $25.27 $33,150 $52,570
Delaware $15.63 $24.46 $32,520 $50,870
District of Columbia $20.29 $32.75 $42,210 $68,120
Florida $14.09 $22.50 $29,310 $46,810
Georgia $14.46 $23.74 $30,080 $49,380
Hawaii $16.28 $25.13 $33,850 $52,270
Idaho $12.61 $19.65 $26,220 $40,870
Illinois $15.48 $25.79 $32,190 $53,640
Indiana $12.41 $18.97 $25,820 $39,450
Iowa $12.90 $20.05 $26,830 $41,710
Kansas $12.92 $20.31 $26,880 $42,240
Kentucky $11.50 $19.22 $23,930 $39,970
Louisiana $13.16 $21.24 $27,370 $44,170
Maine $13.91 $21.39 $28,940 $44,500
Maryland $15.11 $25.00 $31,420 $52,000
Massachusetts $15.38 $23.90 $32,000 $49,720
Michigan $15.55 $24.43 $32,340 $50,800
Minnesota $15.17 $25.06 $31,550 $52,130
Mississippi $12.98 $18.79 $27,010 $39,080
Missouri $13.94 $22.78 $29,000 $47,380
Montana $13.09 $18.41 $27,230 $38,290
Nebraska $14.48 $20.82 $30,120 $43,310
Nevada $18.70 $24.69 $38,890 $51,350
New Hampshire $14.88 $21.27 $30,950 $44,250
New Jersey $16.97 $27.10 $35,290 $56,370
New Mexico $13.46 $20.22 $28,000 $42,060
New York $16.12 $26.36 $33,530 $54,840
North Carolina $12.31 $19.93 $25,590 $41,450
North Dakota $12.13 $19.39 $25,230 $40,320
Ohio $13.16 $21.59 $27,370 $44,910
Oklahoma $11.98 $19.67 $24,920 $40,920
Oregon $14.60 $25.13 $30,360 $52,270
Pennsylvania $14.90 $24.87 $31,000 $51,720
Rhode Island $15.61 $23.48 $32,470 $48,840
South Carolina $12.50 $20.31 $26,000 $42,240
South Dakota $14.87 $18.74 $30,920 $38,980
Tennessee $11.96 $19.60 $24,870 $40,760
Texas $13.23 $23.88 $27,520 $49,670
Utah $12.90 $20.17 $26,830 $41,950
Vermont $13.31 $20.41 $27,680 $42,450
Virginia $13.35 $23.92 $27,780 $49,750
Washington $14.87 $24.02 $30,920 $49,950
West Virginia $12.02 $18.56 $25,010 $38,610
Wisconsin $13.30 $21.23 $27,660 $44,160
Wyoming $12.39 $18.23 $25,760 $37,910

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