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||$70,360|
|25th Percentile Wage||$96,400|
|50th Percentile Wage||$134,010|
|75th Percentile Wage||$190,450|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
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 $190,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $134,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers is $70,360.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of lawyers 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 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 salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .