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Lawyer Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for lawyers in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of lawyers amongst Idaho cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Lawyers in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,430
25th Percentile Wage
$60,130
50th Percentile Wage
$80,220
75th Percentile Wage
$118,930
90th Percentile Wage
$171,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $171,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$80,220
6.23% -2.52%
2016
$75,220
-2.26% -
2015
$76,920
-3.67% -
2014
$79,740
-8.70% -
2013
$86,680
5.12% -
2012
$82,240
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Lawyers in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of lawyers in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of lawyers in state of Idaho ranges from $55,940 to $90,600. The highest paying area for lawyers in Idaho is Boise City-Nampa with a median annual salary of $90,600. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Idaho Falls (mean annual salary $78,250). The lowest paying area is Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boise City-Nampa
$90,600
Idaho Falls
$78,250
Coeur dAlene
$70,900
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$67,030
Pocatello
$65,070
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$65,050
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$64,700
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$55,940




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