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Lawyer Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for lawyers in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of lawyers among Arizona areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Lawyers in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$148,760
50th Percentile Wage
$100,810
25th Percentile Wage
$71,550
10th Percentile Wage
$52,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $148,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,300.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$71.52
50th Percentile Wage
$48.46
25th Percentile Wage
$34.40
10th Percentile Wage
$25.15

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $71.52. The median hourly salary is $48.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.15.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $100,810 -12.73%
2013 $115,510 12.86%
2012 $102,350 -1.92%
2011 $104,350 7.56%
2010 $97,020 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for lawyers in state of Arizona from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 3.91%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 12.86%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 7.56% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-1.92%).

Table 4. Average Lawyer Wage in Arizona vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Lawyers in Arizona Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of lawyers in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of lawyers in state of Arizona ranges from $63,140 to $107,850. The highest paying area for lawyers in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $107,850. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Yuma (mean annual salary $92,830). The lowest paying area is Flagstaff with a median annual salary of $63,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$107,850
Yuma
$92,830
Tucson
$88,260
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$83,760
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$82,890
Prescott
$80,470
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$68,440
Flagstaff
$63,140

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