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Lawyer Salary Information in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lawyers in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of lawyers in Brownsville-Harlingen 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 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,590
25th Percentile Wage
$71,020
50th Percentile Wage
$98,680
75th Percentile Wage
$147,680
90th Percentile Wage
$131,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $131,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,590.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.17
25th Percentile Wage
$34.14
50th Percentile Wage
$47.44
75th Percentile Wage
$71.00
90th Percentile Wage
$63.35

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $63.35. The median hourly salary is $47.44. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.17.

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
201698,68013.99%23.81%
201584,870-1.26%-
201485,94016.24%-
201371,980-4.45%-
201275,180--

Table 3. Compare Lawyer Salary in Brownsville-Harlingen with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $98,680 in Brownsville-Harlingen is in the middle of salary range for lawyers in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of lawyers in Brownsville-Harlingen is 39.4 percent (39.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown and 32.2 percent (32.2%) 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 Brownsville-Harlingen, Texas.