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Lawyer and Judicial Law Clerk Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of lawyers and judicial law clerks in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare lawyer and judicial law clerk salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$70,230
25th Percentile Wage
$95,850
50th Percentile Wage
$131,700
75th Percentile Wage
$178,070
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers and judicial law clerks 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 and judicial law clerks is $178,070. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $131,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers and judicial law clerks is $70,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers and judicial law clerks in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$131,700
3.05% 13.88%
2016
$127,680
3.31% -
2015
$123,460
6.10% -
2014
$115,930
4.29% -
2013
$110,960
-2.22% -
2012
$113,420
- -

Compare Lawyer and Judicial Law Clerk Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of lawyers and judicial law clerks in 20 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 and judicial law clerk occupations is the other schools and instruction industry with an annual salary $158,300. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $103,060). For detailed lawyer and judicial law clerk salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Schools and Instruction
$158,300
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$158,300
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$157,940
Educational Services - Privately owned
$152,690
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$148,170
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$147,520
Educational Support Services
$145,900
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$138,400
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$138,020
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$137,240
Educational Services
$131,700
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$128,890
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$124,360
Educational Services - State government owned
$123,500
Educational Services - Local government owned
$120,410
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$116,120
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$116,020
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$115,120
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$115,120
Junior colleges - State government owned
$103,060

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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