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Lawyer Salary Information in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lawyers in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of lawyers in Baltimore-Towson is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Lawyers in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,520
25th Percentile Wage
$73,660
50th Percentile Wage
$103,100
75th Percentile Wage
$153,270
90th Percentile Wage
$187,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $187,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $103,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $48,520.

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
$103,100
5.73% 7.74%
2016
$97,190
1.69% -
2015
$95,550
-3.51% -
2014
$98,900
-1.70% -
2013
$100,580
5.43% -
2012
$95,120
- -

Table 3. Compare Lawyer Salary in Baltimore-Towson with Other Maryland Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $103,100, Baltimore-Towson is the second highest paying city for lawyers in state of Maryland, following the highest paying city Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick (median annual salary of $134,600). Compared with Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, the median annual salary of lawyers in Baltimore-Towson is 23.4 percent (23.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$134,600
Baltimore-Towson
$103,100
Salisbury
$95,930
St Marys County
$91,750
Upper Eastern Shore nonmetropolitan area
$71,140



See also: Top paying jobs in Baltimore-Towson, Maryland.