The salary statistics of lawyers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare lawyer salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $158,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $102,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid lawyers is $54,770.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lawyers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of lawyers in eight industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 personal and laundry services industry with an annual salary $133,880. The lowest paying industry is the social advocacy organizations industry (annual salary $78,050). For detailed lawyer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Personal and Laundry Services|| |
|Grantmaking and Giving Services|| |
|Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations|| |
|Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations|| |
|Civic and Social Organizations|| |
|Religious Organizations|| |
|Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations|| |
|Social Advocacy Organizations|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .