Where do lawyers earn the most and where do they earn the least? Fortunately, there is data for these United States of America, and it has been crunched. Don’t forget to check out our In-House Counsel Salaries Guide for more precise data. And remember, States where lawyers earn the most may not be States where dollars go the farthest.
“One of the many draws of pursuing a career as a lawyer is the financial compensation; namely, it pays well. Using occupational data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we’ve analyzed and compiled an overview of the average lawyer salary by state in the U.S. Read on for a full breakdown of where lawyers make the most money, and where they’re making the least. The national average annual wage of an lawyer is $144,230, according to the BLS, which is not far from being three-times the average annual salary for all occupations, $51,960. However, that average salary is for the U.S. overall, which hides significant differences depending on geography, such as the state you reside in….”
Read: Here’s How Much Money Lawyers Make In Every State at Forbes