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Lawyer Salary Information in Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$78,250
25th Percentile Wage
$98,380
50th Percentile Wage
$137,040
75th Percentile Wage
$190,530
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $190,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $137,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $78,250.

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
$137,040
-3.93% 13.19%
2016
$142,430
7.11% -
2015
$132,310
6.45% -
2014
$123,770
3.78% -
2013
$119,090
0.10% -
2012
$118,970
- -

Table 3. Compare Lawyer Salary in Dallas-Plano-Irving with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $137,040, Dallas-Plano-Irving is the second highest paying city for lawyers in state of Texas, following the highest paying city Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (median annual salary of $158,330). Compared with Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, the median annual salary of lawyers in Dallas-Plano-Irving is 13.4 percent (13.4%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$158,330
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$137,040
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$132,380
Midland
$127,930
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$112,880
Fort Worth-Arlington
$110,310
Lubbock
$109,130
Longview
$106,560
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$102,310
Odessa
$102,210
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$102,140
Amarillo
$99,820
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$98,020
Waco
$97,970
Corpus Christi
$97,600
Laredo
$94,910
El Paso
$93,620
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$92,440
Sherman-Denison
$91,450
Texarkana-Texarkana
$88,680
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$88,360
Brownsville-Harlingen
$86,600
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$86,350
College Station-Bryan
$85,490
Abilene
$83,190
Wichita Falls
$81,790
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$81,170
San Angelo
$74,620
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$72,050
Tyler
$71,860
Victoria
$66,380
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$65,990
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$62,770



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