The salary statistics of lawyers in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare lawyer salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers 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 is $190,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $134,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers is $71,260.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lawyers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of lawyers in eleven 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 occupations is the land subdivision industry with an annual salary $149,470. The lowest paying industry is the other heavy and civil engineering construction industry (annual salary $118,760). For detailed lawyer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .