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Wages for Lawyers in UNITED STATES

Location Pay Period 2019
Low Median High
United States Hourly $28.69 $59.11 $100.00+
United States Yearly $59,670 $122,960 $208,000+
District of Columbia Hourly $48.17 $78.95 $100.00+
District of Columbia Yearly $100,200 $164,210 $208,000+
California Hourly $36.35 $75.21 $100.00+
California Yearly $75,610 $156,430 $208,000+
New York Hourly $32.64 $70.66 $100.00+
New York Yearly $67,890 $146,980 $208,000+
Massachusetts Hourly $32.23 $68.51 $100.00+
Massachusetts Yearly $67,040 $142,500 $208,000+
Connecticut Hourly $35.43 $63.16 $100.00+
Connecticut Yearly $73,700 $131,370 $208,000+
Virginia Hourly $30.78 $62.32 $100.00+
Virginia Yearly $64,020 $129,630 $208,000+
Illinois Hourly $29.52 $62.27 $100.00+
Illinois Yearly $61,400 $129,520 $208,000+
Colorado Hourly $31.44 $61.68 $100.00+
Colorado Yearly $65,390 $128,300 $208,000+
New Jersey Hourly $33.29 $61.66 $100.00+
New Jersey Yearly $69,240 $128,250 $208,000+
Texas Hourly $30.72 $59.30 $100.00+
Texas Yearly $63,900 $123,350 $208,000+
Pennsylvania Hourly $27.76 $58.24 $100.00+
Pennsylvania Yearly $57,740 $121,140 $208,000+
Virgin Islands Hourly $39.73 $57.69 $92.57
Virgin Islands Yearly $82,630 $120,000 $192,540
Nevada Hourly $36.39 $56.82 $97.25
Nevada Yearly $75,690 $118,190 $202,280
Maryland Hourly $28.38 $55.94 $100.00+
Maryland Yearly $59,040 $116,360 $208,000+
Georgia Hourly $25.02 $53.78 $100.00+
Georgia Yearly $52,040 $111,860 $208,000+
Minnesota Hourly $28.01 $53.36 $99.44
Minnesota Yearly $58,260 $110,980 $206,840
Washington Hourly $30.75 $52.97 $100.00+
Washington Yearly $63,950 $110,190 $208,000+
Utah Hourly $26.09 $51.76 $100.00+
Utah Yearly $54,260 $107,650 $208,000+
Alaska Hourly $33.24 $51.75 $78.46
Alaska Yearly $69,150 $107,630 $163,200
Rhode Island Hourly $32.62 $51.58 $96.12
Rhode Island Yearly $67,840 $107,280 $199,930
Arizona Hourly $27.01 $51.12 $100.00+
Arizona Yearly $56,190 $106,330 $208,000+
Oregon Hourly $26.48 $50.84 $91.76
Oregon Yearly $55,080 $105,750 $190,850
North Carolina Hourly $25.87 $50.34 $100.00+
North Carolina Yearly $53,820 $104,700 $208,000+
Florida Hourly $24.54 $49.94 $100.00+
Florida Yearly $51,050 $103,870 $208,000+
Michigan Hourly $27.08 $49.66 $92.18
Michigan Yearly $56,340 $103,290 $191,740
Wisconsin Hourly $27.40 $49.50 $100.00+
Wisconsin Yearly $56,990 $102,970 $208,000+
Ohio Hourly $25.45 $49.02 $100.00+
Ohio Yearly $52,940 $101,960 $208,000+
Alabama Hourly $24.91 $48.39 $92.95
Alabama Yearly $51,810 $100,660 $193,330
New Hampshire Hourly $29.41 $48.21 $100.00+
New Hampshire Yearly $61,180 $100,270 $208,000+
North Dakota Hourly $27.98 $48.20 $90.74
North Dakota Yearly $58,200 $100,250 $188,750
Tennessee Hourly $28.71 $47.93 $100.00+
Tennessee Yearly $59,720 $99,690 $208,000+
Hawaii Hourly $30.81 $47.54 $78.84
Hawaii Yearly $64,090 $98,890 $163,990
Nebraska Hourly $27.51 $47.54 $89.03
Nebraska Yearly $57,220 $98,890 $185,180
Iowa Hourly $24.22 $46.61 $100.00+
Iowa Yearly $50,380 $96,950 $208,000+
Guam Hourly $27.43 $45.44 $63.95
Guam Yearly $57,060 $94,510 $133,010
Missouri Hourly $24.47 $45.02 $91.70
Missouri Yearly $50,900 $93,640 $190,730
Oklahoma Hourly $23.86 $43.70 $99.33
Oklahoma Yearly $49,620 $90,900 $206,610
West Virginia Hourly $25.70 $43.43 $78.84
West Virginia Yearly $53,450 $90,330 $163,990
Louisiana Hourly $23.42 $43.25 $93.51
Louisiana Yearly $48,720 $89,960 $194,500
Indiana Hourly $24.93 $42.94 $100.00+
Indiana Yearly $51,860 $89,310 $208,000+
Maine Hourly $24.18 $42.91 $94.03
Maine Yearly $50,290 $89,250 $195,590
New Mexico Hourly $27.69 $42.16 $83.54
New Mexico Yearly $57,590 $87,690 $173,770
Idaho Hourly $25.88 $41.79 $93.05
Idaho Yearly $53,840 $86,930 $193,550
South Dakota Hourly $27.47 $41.49 $99.92
South Dakota Yearly $57,130 $86,290 $207,840
Kansas Hourly $20.74 $41.44 $99.47
Kansas Yearly $43,140 $86,190 $206,900
Vermont Hourly $26.32 $41.13 $87.57
Vermont Yearly $54,750 $85,550 $182,140
South Carolina Hourly $14.49 $40.92 $100.00+
South Carolina Yearly $30,130 $85,110 $208,000+
Mississippi Hourly $9.96 $40.35 $78.90
Mississippi Yearly $20,720 $83,930 $164,110
Wyoming Hourly $27.08 $39.16 $78.89
Wyoming Yearly $56,330 $81,460 $164,100
Arkansas Hourly $19.77 $38.94 $77.63
Arkansas Yearly $41,120 $80,990 $161,470
Kentucky Hourly $21.94 $37.99 $92.81
Kentucky Yearly $45,640 $79,010 $193,050
Montana Hourly $21.03 $34.18 $60.51
Montana Yearly $43,750 $71,090 $125,870
Puerto Rico Hourly $16.95 $29.25 $59.85
Puerto Rico Yearly $35,260 $60,840 $124,490
American Samoa Hourly N/A N/A N/A
American Samoa Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Delaware Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Delaware Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Yearly N/A N/A N/A


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Lawyers

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

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