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Lawyer Salary Information in Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lawyers in Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of lawyers in Beaumont-Port Arthur 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 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,840
25th Percentile Wage
$79,360
50th Percentile Wage
$102,940
75th Percentile Wage
$148,160
90th Percentile Wage
$178,750

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $178,750. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $102,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $65,840.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.65
25th Percentile Wage
$38.15
50th Percentile Wage
$49.49
75th Percentile Wage
$71.23
90th Percentile Wage
$85.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $85.94. The median hourly salary is $49.49. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.65.

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
2016102,940-5.44%9.05%
2015108,54014.49%-
201492,8104.48%-
201388,650-5.61%-
201293,620--

Table 3. Compare Lawyer Salary in Beaumont-Port Arthur with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $102,940 in Beaumont-Port Arthur is in the middle of salary range for lawyers in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of lawyers in Beaumont-Port Arthur is 36.8 percent (36.8%) lower than that in the highest paying Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown and 35.0 percent (35.0%) 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 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas.