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Lawyer Salary Information in Connecticut

The average annual and hourly salaries for lawyers in the state of Connecticut are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of lawyers among Connecticut 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 Connecticut

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$166,750
50th Percentile Wage
$122,100
25th Percentile Wage
$90,010
10th Percentile Wage
$69,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $166,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $122,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $69,830.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
$80.17
50th Percentile Wage
$58.70
25th Percentile Wage
$43.27
10th Percentile Wage
$33.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Connecticut in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $80.17. The median hourly salary is $58.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.57.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $122,100 0.11%
2013 $121,960 0.40%
2012 $121,480 -2.91%
2011 $125,120 3.49%
2010 $120,900 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for lawyers in state of Connecticut from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 0.99%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.40%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.49% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-2.91%).

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

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Lawyers in Connecticut Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of lawyers in some Connecticut cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of lawyers in state of Connecticut ranges from $107,060 to $141,010. The highest paying area for lawyers in Connecticut is Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk with a median annual salary of $141,010. The second highest paying city/area in Connecticut State is Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford (mean annual salary $120,900). The lowest paying area is Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $107,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk
$141,010
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford
$120,900
Danbury
$117,840
New Haven
$109,500
Waterbury
$107,450
Eastern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area
$107,060

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