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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 among Idaho areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,870
25th Percentile Wage
$58,300
50th Percentile Wage
$75,220
75th Percentile Wage
$109,570
90th Percentile Wage
$156,620

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 $156,620. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23.98
25th Percentile Wage
$28.03
50th Percentile Wage
$36.15
75th Percentile Wage
$52.68
90th Percentile Wage
$75.30

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.30. The median hourly salary is $36.15. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23.98.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lawyers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,220-2.26%-9.33%
201576,920-3.67%-
201479,740-8.70%-
201386,6805.12%-
201282,240--

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 $57,920 to $81,330. The highest paying area for lawyers in Idaho is Boise City-Nampa with a median annual salary of $81,330. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Idaho Falls (mean annual salary $73,200). The lowest paying area is Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $57,920.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boise City-Nampa
$81,330
Idaho Falls
$73,200
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$73,030
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$67,030
Coeur dAlene
$66,090
Pocatello
$64,810
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$63,800
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$57,920


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