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Wages for Paralegals and Legal Assistants in KENTUCKY

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $15.10 $24.49 $39.45
United States Yearly $31,400 $50,940 $82,050
Kentucky Hourly $13.51 $21.01 $33.59
Kentucky Yearly $28,100 $43,710 $69,870
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area Hourly $16.34 $28.00 $43.83
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area Yearly $34,000 $58,240 $91,170
Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area Hourly $15.16 $23.63 $34.62
Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area Yearly $31,540 $49,150 $72,000
Central Kentucky Balance of State Hourly $13.51 $22.17 $31.06
Central Kentucky Balance of State Yearly $28,100 $46,110 $64,610
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area Hourly $14.84 $21.81 $31.57
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area Yearly $30,860 $45,370 $65,670
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area Hourly $14.20 $21.42 $33.19
Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area Yearly $29,530 $44,550 $69,030
Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area Hourly $15.81 $19.18 $30.34
Evansville, IN-KY Metro Area Yearly $32,890 $39,900 $63,100
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area Hourly $15.47 $18.52 $32.15
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area Yearly $32,190 $38,510 $66,870
Owensboro, KY Metro Area Hourly $14.40 $18.46 $26.64
Owensboro, KY Metro Area Yearly $29,960 $38,400 $55,400
Bowling Green, KY Metro Area Hourly $12.72 $17.94 $25.23
Bowling Green, KY Metro Area Yearly $26,450 $37,320 $52,480
West Kentucky Balance of State Hourly $13.21 $17.59 $29.61
West Kentucky Balance of State Yearly $27,470 $36,600 $61,590
South Central Kentucky Balance of State Hourly $12.33 $17.09 $24.96
South Central Kentucky Balance of State Yearly $25,650 $35,550 $51,910
Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area Hourly $10.33 $17.08 $27.28
Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area Yearly $21,490 $35,520 $56,750
East Kentucky Balance of State Hourly $12.57 $15.08 $26.64
East Kentucky Balance of State Yearly $26,140 $31,360 $55,420


Occupation Description
Paralegals and Legal Assistants

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. Excludes "Legal Secretaries".

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