SOC Code 23-2011 - Paralegals and Legal Assistants

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Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.


SOC Code 23-2011 - Paralegals and Legal Assistants is a a final level code of the “Legal Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 329,870 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $26.45 and average Annual Wage of $55,020.

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  • Assistant Paralegal
  • Legal Aide
  • Legal Assistant
  • Paralegal
  • Summer Associate
  • Summer Law Clerk

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