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Lawyer Salary Information in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lawyers in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of lawyers in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area 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 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,600
25th Percentile Wage
$66,720
50th Percentile Wage
$88,360
75th Percentile Wage
$113,270
90th Percentile Wage
$128,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $54,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$88,360
11.07% 9.00%
2014
$78,580
-0.94% -
2013
$79,320
-1.37% -
2012
$80,410
- -

Table 3. Compare Lawyer Salary in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $88,360 in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for lawyers in state of Texas. In comparison, the annual salary of lawyers in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area is 44.2 percent (44.2%) lower than that in the highest paying Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown and 29.0 percent (29.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area.

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



See also: Top paying jobs in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas.