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How Much Do Attorneys Make

HOW MUCH DO ATTORNEYS MAKE?



The maps below illustrate average attorney income by state and how those salaries fare when cost of living is taken into account.



Attorney Income by State



$60,000-$70,000

$71,000-$80,000

$81,000-$90,000

$91,000 and higher



Attorney Income Adjusted for Cost of Living



$70,000 and lower

$71,000-$80,000

$81,000-$90,000

$91,000 and higher



After adjusting for cost of living, where do attorneys earn the least?

Hawaii



After adjusting for cost of living, where do attorneys earn the most?

Mississippi



What law professionals earn in the top 20 U.S. markets (in U.S. dollars)



Top 20 U.S. Markets



Trial Lawyer

Litigation Support Dir.

Chief Legal Officer

Judge

Law Firm Administrator

Law Professor



New York, NY 230,000 180,000 139,000 113,000 85,000 62,000



Los Angeles, CA 205,000 161,000 124,000 101,000 76,000 56,000



Chicago, IL 208,000 163,000 126,000 103,000 77,000 56,000



Houston, TX 191,000 149,000 115,000 94,000 71,000 52,000



Philadelphia, PA 182,000 142,000 110,000 90,000 67,000 49,000



Phoenix, AZ 166,000 130,000 100,000 82,000 61,000 45,000



San Antonio, TX 160,000 125,000 96,000 79,000 59,000 43,000



San Diego, CA 196,000 154,000 119,000 97,000 73,000 53,000



Dallas, TX 191,000 150,000 115,000 94,000 71,000 52,000



San Jose, CA 261,000 205,000 158,000 129,000 97,000 71,000



Jacksonville, FL 174,000 136,000 105,000 86,000 65,000 47,000



Indianapolis, IN 157,000 123,000 95,000 77,000 58,000 42,000



San Francisco,CA 252,000 197,000 152,000 124,000 94,000 68,000



Austin, TX 171,000 134,000 103,000 84,000 63,000 46,000



Columbus, OH 173,000 136,000 105,000 85,000 64,000 47,000



Forth Worth, TX 170,000 134,000 103,000 84,000 63,000 46,000



Charlotte, NC 194,000 152,000 117,000 96,000 72,000 52,000



Detroit, MI 191,000 150,000 115,000 94,000 71,000 52,000



El Paso, TX 162,000 127,000 98,000 80,000 60,000 44,000



Memphis, TN 161,000 126,000 97,000 80,000 60,000 44,000



Average income range across the top 20 U.S. markets for:



Trial Lawyer...................$157,000-$261,000

Chief Legal Officer............ $95,000-$158,000

Judge.......................... $77,000-$129,000

Law Professor.................. $42,000-$71,000

Litigation Support Director....$123,000-$205,000

Law Firm Administrator......... $58,000-$97,000



Who Earns the Most?

Trial Lawyers



Who Earns the Least?

Law Professors HOW MUCH DO ATTORNEYS MAKE? The maps below illustrate average attorney income by state and how those salaries fare when cost of living is taken into account. Attorney Income by State $60,000 - $70,000 I Ş71,000 - $80,000 I $81,000 - $90,000 I $91,000 and higher Attorney Income Adjusted for Cost of Living $70,000 and lower I $71,000 - $80,000 I $81,000 - $90,000 I $91,000 and higher After adjusting for cost of living, After adjusting for cost of living, where do attorneys earn the least? where do attorneys earn the most? Hawaii > Mississippi What law professionals earn in the top 20 U.S. markets (in U.S. dollars ) Top 20 U.S. Markets Trial Lawyer Litigation Support Dir. Chief Legal Judge Law Firm Law Professor Officer Administrator New York, NY 230,000 180,000 139,000 113,000 85,000 62,000 Los Angeles, CA 205,000 161,000 124,000 101,000 76,000 56,000 Chicago, IL 208,000 163,000 126,000 103,000 77,000 56,000 Houston, TX 191,000 149,000 115,000 94,000 71,000 52,000 Philadelphia, PA 182,000 142,000 110,000 90,000 67,000 49,000 Phoenix, AZ 166,000 130,000 100,000 82,000 61,000 45,000 San Antonio, TX 160,000 125,000 96,000 79,000 59,000 43,000 San Diego, CA 196,000 154,000 119,000 97,000 73,000 53,000 Dallas, TX 191,000 150,000 115,000 94,000 71,000 52,000 San Jose, CA 261,000 205,000 158,000 129,000 97,000 71,000 Jacksonville, FL 174,000 136,000 105,000 86,000 65,000 47,000 Indianapolis, IN 157,000 123,000 95,000 17,000 58,000 42,000 San Francisco, CA 252,000 197,000 152,000 124,000 94,000 68,000 Austin, TX 171,000 134,000 103,000 84,000 63,000 46,000 Columbus, OH 173,000 136,000 105,000 85,000 64,000 47,000 Fort Worth, TX 170,000 134,000 103,000 84,000 63,000 46,000 Charlotte, NC 194,000 152,000 17,000 96,000 72,000 52,000 Detroit, MI 191,000 150,000 115,000 94,000 71,000 52,000 El Paso, TX 162,000 127,000 98,000 80,000 60,000 44,000 Memphis, TN 161,000 126,000 97,000 80,000 60,000 44,000 Average income range across the top 20 U.S. markets for: Trial Lawyer..... . $157,000- $261,000 Who Earns the Most? Chief Legal Officer.. $95,000 - $158,000 Trial Lawyers Judge. $7,000 - $129,000 Law Professor. . $42,000 - $71,000 ( Who Earns the Least? Litigation Support Director.....$123,000 - $205,000 Law Professors Law Firm Administrator:.... $58,000 - $97,000 Sources: http://www.ntoplease.con/pa/A0DE3098.html http:/ndeed.com http://www.missourieconomy.org/indicators/cost_of_living/index.stm http://eadiv.state.wy.us/wd/Newskelease-2012.pdf http://wwcommerce.org/people/liveablity/default.aspx Brought lo you by LLM -info Cnaec BizMedia

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How much do lawyers make? Which state is the best for lawyers salary? This infographic adjusts lawyers salary by cost of living to map out the true highest earning states for attorneys.

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