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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 amongst Arizona cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,840
25th Percentile Wage
$85,180
50th Percentile Wage
$107,270
75th Percentile Wage
$165,940
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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 $165,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$107,270
4.55% 4.59%
2016
$102,390
0.00% -
2015
$102,390
1.54% -
2014
$100,810
-14.58% -
2013
$115,510
11.39% -
2012
$102,350
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Lawyers in Arizona Cities

Table 3 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 $68,440 to $114,680. The highest paying area for lawyers in Arizona is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale with a median annual salary of $114,680. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $97,740). The lowest paying area is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,440.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$114,680
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$97,740
Prescott
$94,460
Yuma
$92,680
Tucson
$89,990
Lake Havasu City-Kingman
$89,120
Flagstaff
$74,730
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$68,440




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