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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 data of lawyers in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area 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 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.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.25
25th Percentile Wage
$32.08
50th Percentile Wage
$42.48
75th Percentile Wage
$54.46
90th Percentile Wage
$61.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.65. The median hourly salary is $42.48. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.25.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of lawyers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201588,36011.07%9.00%
201478,580-0.94%-
201379,320-1.37%-
201280,410--

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 45.7 percent (45.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown and 24.3 percent (24.3%) 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 Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area, Texas.