Young and restless - top 20 jobs

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Median Pay: $53,700
  Salary Total compensation
(includes bonus)
Most people make:
90% in this job make more than:
$39,200 $40,100
Top earners:
10% in this job make more than:
$64,900 $67,400
10-year Job Growth: 30% 
Growth in Jobs 66,633
Total openings 84,617
Career Description
Provides support to attorneys. Under the direction of an attorney, resolves routine legal issues. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to an attorney.
May require an associate's degree or its equivalent and 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
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