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Wages for Lawyers in UNITED STATES

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $27.99 $58.13 $100.00+
United States Yearly $58,220 $120,910 $208,000+
District of Columbia Hourly $46.63 $78.95 $100.00+
District of Columbia Yearly $96,980 $164,210 $208,000+
California Hourly $34.14 $73.53 $100.00+
California Yearly $71,020 $152,930 $208,000+
New York Hourly $31.64 $69.30 $100.00+
New York Yearly $65,800 $144,150 $208,000+
Massachusetts Hourly $33.14 $68.32 $100.00+
Massachusetts Yearly $68,940 $142,100 $208,000+
Connecticut Hourly $34.04 $62.10 $100.00+
Connecticut Yearly $70,810 $129,160 $208,000+
Texas Hourly $30.62 $61.32 $100.00+
Texas Yearly $63,680 $127,550 $208,000+
Virginia Hourly $29.28 $61.11 $100.00+
Virginia Yearly $60,900 $127,110 $208,000+
Colorado Hourly $32.04 $61.09 $100.00+
Colorado Yearly $66,650 $127,070 $208,000+
Illinois Hourly $28.47 $60.95 $100.00+
Illinois Yearly $59,210 $126,770 $208,000+
Nevada Hourly $35.22 $58.53 $100.00+
Nevada Yearly $73,260 $121,740 $208,000+
New Jersey Hourly $32.34 $57.47 $100.00+
New Jersey Yearly $67,260 $119,540 $208,000+
Pennsylvania Hourly $25.95 $56.18 $100.00+
Pennsylvania Yearly $53,980 $116,860 $208,000+
Virgin Islands Hourly $21.52 $56.17 $100.00+
Virgin Islands Yearly $44,750 $116,840 $208,000+
Washington Hourly $32.84 $55.53 $100.00+
Washington Yearly $68,300 $115,500 $208,000+
Arizona Hourly $30.78 $53.65 $100.00+
Arizona Yearly $64,020 $111,590 $208,000+
Alaska Hourly $35.55 $53.62 $78.90
Alaska Yearly $73,940 $111,530 $164,110
Oregon Hourly $28.97 $51.71 $90.45
Oregon Yearly $60,260 $107,560 $188,130
Maryland Hourly $25.67 $51.66 $100.00+
Maryland Yearly $53,390 $107,450 $208,000+
Georgia Hourly $24.07 $50.45 $100.00+
Georgia Yearly $50,060 $104,940 $208,000+
Guam Hourly $28.17 $50.00 $68.10
Guam Yearly $58,590 $104,000 $141,640
Rhode Island Hourly $32.86 $49.96 $97.94
Rhode Island Yearly $68,350 $103,920 $203,710
Minnesota Hourly $26.79 $49.82 $98.10
Minnesota Yearly $55,730 $103,630 $204,050
Wisconsin Hourly $27.43 $49.75 $100.00+
Wisconsin Yearly $57,060 $103,490 $208,000+
Alabama Hourly $23.71 $48.33 $98.24
Alabama Yearly $49,310 $100,530 $204,340
Florida Hourly $24.78 $48.12 $100.00+
Florida Yearly $51,550 $100,090 $208,000+
Missouri Hourly $25.38 $48.07 $93.33
Missouri Yearly $52,780 $99,990 $194,120
Tennessee Hourly $26.55 $47.89 $100.00+
Tennessee Yearly $55,210 $99,600 $208,000+
North Carolina Hourly $24.21 $47.79 $100.00+
North Carolina Yearly $50,350 $99,400 $208,000+
New Hampshire Hourly $29.22 $47.72 $100.00+
New Hampshire Yearly $60,770 $99,250 $208,000+
Ohio Hourly $24.46 $47.37 $100.00+
Ohio Yearly $50,870 $98,530 $208,000+
Hawaii Hourly $31.12 $46.76 $81.19
Hawaii Yearly $64,720 $97,270 $168,870
Utah Hourly $25.34 $46.64 $91.19
Utah Yearly $52,700 $97,010 $189,680
Michigan Hourly $25.82 $45.67 $88.18
Michigan Yearly $53,710 $94,990 $183,410
Iowa Hourly $23.88 $45.32 $96.62
Iowa Yearly $49,670 $94,260 $200,970
Nebraska Hourly $26.20 $44.85 $85.72
Nebraska Yearly $54,490 $93,280 $178,290
North Dakota Hourly $27.84 $44.47 $83.93
North Dakota Yearly $57,910 $92,500 $174,570
Indiana Hourly $25.07 $44.18 $98.18
Indiana Yearly $52,140 $91,890 $204,210
Oklahoma Hourly $22.16 $43.74 $100.00+
Oklahoma Yearly $46,100 $90,980 $208,000+
Louisiana Hourly $22.59 $43.49 $87.27
Louisiana Yearly $46,990 $90,470 $181,510
Maine Hourly $24.65 $42.38 $94.91
Maine Yearly $51,260 $88,140 $197,420
New Mexico Hourly $26.99 $42.08 $86.68
New Mexico Yearly $56,140 $87,530 $180,300
Vermont Hourly $25.33 $41.98 $90.02
Vermont Yearly $52,690 $87,310 $187,230
Mississippi Hourly $10.75 $41.33 $83.01
Mississippi Yearly $22,360 $85,970 $172,670
West Virginia Hourly $24.82 $40.96 $77.35
West Virginia Yearly $51,620 $85,190 $160,890
Kansas Hourly $21.67 $39.90 $97.88
Kansas Yearly $45,080 $82,990 $203,590
Arkansas Hourly $22.57 $39.70 $78.86
Arkansas Yearly $46,950 $82,570 $164,020
South Dakota Hourly $26.33 $39.69 $99.82
South Dakota Yearly $54,770 $82,560 $207,620
Idaho Hourly $24.26 $39.36 $81.74
Idaho Yearly $50,460 $81,870 $170,010
South Carolina Hourly $21.34 $38.94 $95.34
South Carolina Yearly $44,380 $80,990 $198,300
Wyoming Hourly $26.68 $38.93 $93.54
Wyoming Yearly $55,500 $80,970 $194,570
Kentucky Hourly $22.99 $37.17 $84.62
Kentucky Yearly $47,820 $77,310 $176,020
Montana Hourly $22.64 $35.82 $65.71
Montana Yearly $47,090 $74,510 $136,670
Puerto Rico Hourly $17.48 $29.67 $60.80
Puerto Rico Yearly $36,350 $61,710 $126,450
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


Occupation Description
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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