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Paralegals and Legal Assistants


Assist lawyers by investigating legal facts or preparing legal documents.

Paralegals and Legal Assistants work under the direction of lawyers. They investigate legal facts, conduct research, and prepare legal paperwork.

Wages $30.15 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training Associate's degree is needed for entry.
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