What is the average salary for a Lawyer in United States?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of a Lawyer is $131,990. Please note that the average salary for a Lawyer may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Senior

The top 25% of Lawyers in United States earn:

$169,880
Experienced

The middle 50% of Lawyers in United States earn:

$114,300
Junior

The bottom 25% of Lawyers in United States earn:

$75,540
Starting

The bottom 10% of Lawyers in United States earn:

$55,170

Historical salary

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics