Robert Half Legal has published its annual survey of salaries in the legal profession. Average starting salaries for attorneys, paralegals and other legal professional in the United States are expected to increase 3.4 percent in 2005, according to the recently released Robert Half Legal 2005 Salary Guide.
The fastest growing practice areas include intellectual property, healthcare and litigation, Robert Half Legal research shows.
The Robert Half Legal 2005 Salary Guide is used extensively by law firms and corporate departments to determine appropriate compensation levels for employees. In addition, government agencies and educational institutions rely on the guide for current data on salaries and trends in the legal field. The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics uses the Robert Half Legal 2005 Salary Guide in preparing its best-selling Occupational Outlook Handbook .
Robert Half Legal is a leading provider of attorneys, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals. The company's salary survey is based on extensive research and regional employment data gathered from Robert Half Legal offices throughout the United States and Canada.
To request a free copy of the Robert Half Legal 2005 Salary Guide , call (800) 870-8367 or visit www.roberthalflegal .com.