Mississippi Paralegal Salaries

As of 2011, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a total workforce of 1,760 paralegals within the state of Mississippi. The average salary was $39,080 statewide with the top ten percent earning $18,270 more at $57,350 on average. Paralegals working in the Jackson area were found to be the highest paid with an average of $40,030 and those in the 90th percentile averaging $59,480.


Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Gulfport-Biloxi MS
200
36860
Hattiesburg MS
90
38840
Jackson MS
1140
40030
Memphis TN-MS-AR
840
38390
Pascagoula MS
50
37070
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
250
34110
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
Estimate Not Released
36280
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
70
31250
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
Estimate Not Released
38820

Salary and employment data has been compiled by the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2010.

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