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Lawyer Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

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.

Average Annual Salary of Lawyers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,770
25th Percentile Wage
$72,110
50th Percentile Wage
$102,690
75th Percentile Wage
$158,230
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016102,690-0.31%-0.92%
2015103,0100.54%-
2014102,450-3.06%-
2013105,5801.85%-
2012103,630--

Compare Lawyer Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

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
$133,880
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$126,840
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$117,810
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$112,990
Civic and Social Organizations
$109,790
Religious Organizations
$108,870
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$101,970
Social Advocacy Organizations
$78,050

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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