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Lawyer Salary Information in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lawyers in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of lawyers in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Lawyers in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,670
25th Percentile Wage
$82,690
50th Percentile Wage
$100,360
75th Percentile Wage
$170,680
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $170,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $60,670.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.17
25th Percentile Wage
$39.76
50th Percentile Wage
$48.25
75th Percentile Wage
$82.06
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $82.06. The median hourly salary is $48.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.17.

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
2016100,360-1.49%16.16%
2015101,8605.01%-
201496,7601.77%-
201395,05011.48%-
201284,140--

Table 3. Compare Lawyer Salary in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $100,360 in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is in the middle of salary range for lawyers in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of lawyers in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos is 38.4 percent (38.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown and 33.4 percent (33.4%) higher than that in the lowest paying Abilene.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$162,800
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$142,430
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$135,480
Midland
$127,930
Lubbock
$113,840
Longview
$112,040
El Paso
$102,980
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$102,940
Fort Worth-Arlington
$101,220
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$100,360
Waco
$99,900
Odessa
$99,450
Texarkana-Texarkana
$99,440
Brownsville-Harlingen
$98,680
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$98,530
Corpus Christi
$97,600
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$97,110
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$95,770
Tyler
$93,530
Amarillo
$92,940
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$92,440
Laredo
$91,720
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$88,360
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$81,170
College Station-Bryan
$81,060
Wichita Falls
$77,350
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$74,690
Victoria
$73,690
San Angelo
$73,690
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$73,350
Sherman-Denison
$70,310
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$67,130
Abilene
$66,870

See also: Top paying jobs in Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas.