Lawyer, Judges, and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,840
25th Percentile Wage
$88,540
50th Percentile Wage
$125,280
75th Percentile Wage
$170,880
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 $170,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $125,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers, judges, and related workers is $64,840.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016125,2803.33%11.32%
2015121,1106.27%-
2014113,5204.28%-
2013108,660-2.25%-
2012111,100--

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

The average salaries of lawyers, judges, and related workers in 18 industries in the educational services 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 colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $151,180. The lowest paying industry is the business schools and computer and management training - privately owned industry (annual salary $104,510). For detailed lawyer, judges, and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$151,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$148,170
Educational Services - Privately owned
$146,410
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$142,960
Educational Support Services
$137,540
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$132,660
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$127,190
Other Schools and Instruction
$126,960
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$126,960
Educational Services
$125,280
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$119,260
Educational Services - State government owned
$118,060
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$117,440
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$108,880
Educational Services - Local government owned
$108,280
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$104,940
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$104,510
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$104,510

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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