North Carolina Wages 23-2011.00 - Paralegals and Legal Assistants

In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $51,340.
  • 10% of workers earn $35,920 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $81,310 or more.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $59,200.
  • 10% of workers earn $37,690 or less.
  • 10% of workers earn $94,960 or more.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data external site .

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LocationAnnual Low (10%)Annual QL (25%)Annual Median (50%)Annual QU (75%)Annual High (90%)
United States$37,690$46,850$59,200$75,560$94,960
North Carolina$35,920$41,180$51,340$62,650$81,310
Asheville, NC$35,850$42,850$57,400$63,290$71,630
Burlington, NC$36,430$38,470$45,360$53,910$64,650
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$39,310$47,170$57,480$71,450$84,140
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$35,110$42,200$48,150$64,810$80,830
Fayetteville, NC$31,540$37,870$45,940$50,940$70,240
Goldsboro, NC$31,630$37,330$41,660$48,480$60,880
Greensboro-High Point, NC$36,880$39,960$47,190$58,870$71,750
Greenville, NC$35,360$37,400$45,600$56,980$70,650
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$36,200$36,430$42,640$52,350$62,400
Jacksonville, NC$34,350$36,940$46,230$54,720$68,410
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$31,200$31,620$40,250$49,970$60,210
New Bern, NC$31,550$36,740$45,070$56,100$72,820
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$35,270$39,620$44,050$55,020$56,920
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$28,840$33,710$37,980$48,020$62,340
Raleigh, NC$37,660$47,880$56,670$69,990$84,210
Rocky Mount, NC$29,440$35,850$42,700$50,830$59,670
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$31,650$37,680$40,380$71,900$99,170
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$33,150$43,970$49,660$58,780$66,590
Wilmington, NC$37,290$44,680$45,200$55,020$65,270
Winston-Salem, NC$36,240$37,770$51,160$58,140$66,470

In North Carolina:

  • Workers on average earn $24.68 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $17.27 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $39.09 or more per hour.

In the United States:

  • Workers on average earn $28.46 per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $18.12 or less per hour.
  • 10% of workers earn $45.66 or more per hour.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data external site .

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LocationHourly Low (10%)Hourly QL (25%)Hourly Median (50%)Hourly QU (75%)Hourly High (90%)
United States$18.12$22.52$28.46$36.33$45.66
North Carolina$17.27$19.80$24.68$30.12$39.09
Asheville, NC$17.24$20.60$27.60$30.43$34.44
Burlington, NC$17.51$18.50$21.81$25.92$31.08
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC$18.90$22.68$27.64$34.35$40.45
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC$16.88$20.29$23.15$31.16$38.86
Fayetteville, NC$15.16$18.21$22.09$24.49$33.77
Goldsboro, NC$15.21$17.95$20.03$23.31$29.27
Greensboro-High Point, NC$17.73$19.21$22.69$28.30$34.50
Greenville, NC$17.00$17.98$21.93$27.39$33.97
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC$17.40$17.51$20.50$25.17$30.00
Jacksonville, NC$16.51$17.76$22.23$26.31$32.89
Mountain North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$15.00$15.20$19.35$24.02$28.95
New Bern, NC$15.17$17.66$21.67$26.97$35.01
Northeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$16.96$19.05$21.18$26.45$27.37
Piedmont North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$13.87$16.21$18.26$23.09$29.97
Raleigh, NC$18.11$23.02$27.24$33.65$40.48
Rocky Mount, NC$14.16$17.24$20.53$24.44$28.69
Southeast Coastal North Carolina nonmetropolitan area$15.21$18.11$19.42$34.57$47.68
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC$15.94$21.14$23.87$28.26$32.01
Wilmington, NC$17.93$21.48$21.73$26.45$31.38
Winston-Salem, NC$17.42$18.16$24.59$27.95$31.96