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Lawyer, Judges, and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,600
25th Percentile Wage
$58,730
50th Percentile Wage
$90,430
75th Percentile Wage
$156,030
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $156,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $90,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers, judges, and related workers is $45,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers, judges, and related workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,430
3.46% -14.78%
2016
$87,300
-5.65% -
2015
$92,230
0.39% -
2014
$91,870
-8.89% -
2013
$100,040
-3.76% -
2012
$103,800
- -

Compare Lawyer, Judges, and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of lawyers, judges, and related workers in 27 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $165,240. The lowest paying industry is the home health care services industry (annual salary $37,300). For detailed lawyer, judges, and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$165,240
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$160,090
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$157,390
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$157,360
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$154,720
Hospitals - Privately owned
$150,810
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$150,500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$149,740
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$149,060
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$147,330
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$142,910
Hospitals - Local government owned
$142,530
Hospitals - State government owned
$138,170
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$124,890
Outpatient Care Centers
$124,090
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$112,520
Offices of Physicians
$111,280
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$100,860
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$87,760
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$76,250
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$71,360
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$71,270
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$67,160
Social Assistance
$63,810
Individual and Family Services
$63,390
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$47,970
Home Health Care Services
$37,300

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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