Lawyer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Lawyer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $111,530
Alabama $92,668
Arkansas $81,382
Arizona $94,000
California $153,010
Colorado $127,070
Connecticut $129,160
District of Columbia $164,210
Delaware $137,890
Florida $128,920
Georgia $104,940
Guam $104,000
Hawaii $111,290
Iowa $94,260
Idaho $99,360
Illinois $140,009
Indiana $107,559
Kansas $106,484
Kentucky $97,071
Louisiana $90,470
Massachusetts $142,100
Maryland $107,450
Maine $88,140
Michigan $94,990
Minnesota $103,630
Missouri $99,990
Mississippi $85,970
Montana $74,510
North Carolina $99,400
North Dakota $92,500
Nebraska $93,280
New Hampshire $99,250
New Jersey $119,540
New Mexico $87,530
Nevada $121,740
New York $167,110
Ohio $121,520
Oklahoma $90,980
Oregon $107,560
Pennsylvania $117,270
Puerto Rico $61,710
Rhode Island $103,920
South Carolina $80,990
South Dakota $82,560
Tennessee $99,600
Texas $127,550
Utah $97,010
Virginia $127,110
Virgin Islands $116,840
Vermont $87,310
Washington $115,500
Wisconsin $103,490
West Virginia $85,190
Wyoming $80,970

How do lawyer salaries compare to similar careers?

Lawyers earn 47% more than similar careers in Texas.

Career Median Salary
Compliance manager salary $114K
Hearing officer salary $123K
Judge salary $96K
Detective salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)