Lawyer, Judges, and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare lawyer, judges, and related worker salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,390
25th Percentile Wage
$96,470
50th Percentile Wage
$134,160
75th Percentile Wage
$190,480
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) lawyers, judges, and related workers is $190,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $134,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers, judges, and related workers is $70,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$134,160
-0.71% 8.88%
2016
$135,110
0.39% -
2015
$134,580
-2.41% -
2014
$137,830
2.68% -
2013
$134,130
8.86% -
2012
$122,240
- -

Compare Lawyer, Judges, and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of lawyers, judges, and related workers in 15 industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for lawyer, judges, and related worker occupations is the highway, street, and bridge construction industry with an annual salary $160,290. The lowest paying industry is the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry (annual salary $118,760). For detailed lawyer, judges, and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$160,290
Utility System Construction
$155,010
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$145,580
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$139,370
Land Subdivision
$136,190
Nonresidential Building Construction
$135,160
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$133,990
Construction of Buildings
$131,440
Specialty Trade Contractors
$130,830
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$129,540
Building Equipment Contractors
$128,320
Residential Building Construction
$125,040
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$124,860
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$121,190
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$118,760

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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