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This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
In the US, a survey has found that 81.4 per cent of paralegal managers and specialists had higher compensation than those without supervisory experience.
The average salary for legal assistant managers (the most senior position surveyed) was $88,781 (£50,100) in 2004, up 6.2 per cent from 2003. Senior legal assistants earned $63,381 (£35,800), 5.3 per cent more than in 2003.
In contrast, legal assistants/paralegals earned an average salary of $47,453 (£26,800) in 2004, up 1.7 per cent from the previous year.