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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
$45,190
25th Percentile Wage
$58,150
50th Percentile Wage
$87,300
75th Percentile Wage
$153,030
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 $153,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $87,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers, judges, and related workers is $45,190.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201687,300-5.65%-18.90%
201592,2300.39%-
201491,870-8.89%-
2013100,040-3.76%-
2012103,800--

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 23 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 all other ambulatory health care services industry with an annual salary $175,550. 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
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$175,550
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$164,250
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$154,460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$149,860
Hospitals - Privately owned
$149,270
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$148,430
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$146,460
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$144,090
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$143,570
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$138,260
Hospitals - Local government owned
$137,420
Outpatient Care Centers
$126,550
Hospitals - State government owned
$121,940
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$121,640
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$111,470
Offices of Physicians
$104,610
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$100,300
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists
$71,270
Individual and Family Services
$62,590
Social Assistance
$62,000
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$57,400
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$53,740
Home Health Care Services
$37,300

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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