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Lawyer Salary Information in New Hampshire

The average annual and hourly salaries for lawyers in the state of New Hampshire are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of lawyers among New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,130
25th Percentile Wage
$74,300
50th Percentile Wage
$97,810
75th Percentile Wage
$139,920
90th Percentile Wage
$195,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $195,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.39
25th Percentile Wage
$35.72
50th Percentile Wage
$47.02
75th Percentile Wage
$67.27
90th Percentile Wage
$93.75

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in New Hampshire in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $93.75. The median hourly salary is $47.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.39.

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
201697,810-0.96%7.14%
201598,7502.87%-
201495,9201.30%-
201394,6704.06%-
201290,830--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Lawyers in New Hampshire Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of lawyers in some New Hampshire cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of lawyers in state of New Hampshire ranges from $61,990 to $127,460. The highest paying area for lawyers in New Hampshire is Portsmouth with a median annual salary of $127,460. The second highest paying city/area in New Hampshire State is Manchester (mean annual salary $112,920). The lowest paying area is Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $61,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portsmouth
$127,460
Manchester
$112,920
Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury
$103,160
Other New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$94,380
Nashua
$91,430
Lawrence-Methuen-Salem
$82,940
Rochester-Dover
$81,930
Southwestern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$78,380
Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford
$78,300
Northern New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$69,360
Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area
$61,990


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