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Lawyer Salary in Sector of Real Estate and Rental and Leasing

The salary statistics of lawyers in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare lawyer salaries in different industries within the real estate and rental and leasing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,640
25th Percentile Wage
$90,210
50th Percentile Wage
$142,010
75th Percentile Wage
$207,000
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing. 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 $207,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $142,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers is $65,640.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lawyers in the industry sector of real estate and rental and leasing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016142,010-5.39%-1.08%
2015149,6703.93%-
2014143,790-3.63%-
2013149,0103.66%-
2012143,550--

Compare Lawyer Salary in Different Industries within the Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Sector

The average salaries of lawyers in eight industries in the real estate and rental and leasing 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 lessors of real estate industry with an annual salary $162,370. The lowest paying industry is the rental and leasing services industry (annual salary $123,290). For detailed lawyer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Lessors of Real Estate
$162,370
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$150,240
Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except Copyrighted Works)
$150,240
Real Estate
$142,200
Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers
$139,000
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
$129,830
Activities Related to Real Estate
$125,840
Rental and Leasing Services
$123,290

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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