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

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

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$83,460
25th Percentile Wage
$113,340
50th Percentile Wage
$161,770
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $161,770. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $113,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers, judges, and related workers is $83,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016161,770-4.41%1.17%
2015168,900-2.01%-
2014172,2902.04%-
2013168,7705.27%-
2012159,870--

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

The average salaries of lawyers, judges, and related workers in 18 industries in the information 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 newspaper publishers industry with an annual salary $183,720. The lowest paying industry is the other telecommunications industry (annual salary $147,930). For detailed lawyer, judges, and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Newspaper Publishers
$183,720
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$179,600
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$176,030
Telecommunications
$175,730
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$174,940
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$172,630
Radio Broadcasting
$170,560
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$169,630
Software Publishers
$167,730
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$164,690
Other Information Services
$153,080
Other Information Services
$153,080
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$151,510
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$150,840
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$149,470
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$148,260
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$148,260
Other Telecommunications
$147,930

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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