The Washington State Paralegal Association (WSPA) conducts periodic surveys among WSPA members and other paralegals, legal offices, and related or interested persons. The regular surveys include a salary and benefit survey, which is usually done in alternate years, and a survey of paralegal eduction programs in the state. Special purpose surveys may also be conducted from time to time.
Every few years WSPA conducts a Salary Survey which is mailed to current WSPA Members and other working paralegals. The primary objective for this study is to document statistics on paralegals in regards to: demographics, education, experience, salary, additional compensation, and benefits.was conducted in January-February 2006. Preliminary results can be viewed here.
- The 2003 Salary Survey was conducted in September-October 2003. Preliminary results can be viewed here.
- The 2001 Salary and Benefit Survey was published in the December 2001-January 2002 issue of Findings and Conclusions. An overview of the results can be viewed here.
Legal Asistant Today Magazine conducted a national survey in 2007 which can be viewed here.
NFPA Conducted a National Benefits and Compensation Survey in 2006. The free Executive Summary of this survey is available here and available for purchase in its entirety for $35. The full survey can be purchased online from NFPA here.
If you are interested in assisting with future WSPA Surveys, contact: