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Lawyer Salary Information in Wyoming

The average annual and hourly salaries for lawyers in the state of Wyoming are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of lawyers amongst Wyoming areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Lawyers in Wyoming

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,420
25th Percentile Wage
$66,950
50th Percentile Wage
$89,370
75th Percentile Wage
$121,650
90th Percentile Wage
$158,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,420.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24.24
25th Percentile Wage
$32.19
50th Percentile Wage
$42.97
75th Percentile Wage
$58.49
90th Percentile Wage
$76.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Wyoming in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $76.09. The median hourly salary is $42.97. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.24.

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
201689,3706.70%12.25%
201583,3801.72%-
201481,9506.80%-
201376,380-2.67%-
201278,420--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Lawyers in Wyoming Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of lawyers in some Wyoming cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of lawyers in state of Wyoming ranges from $75,270 to $112,900. The highest paying area for lawyers in Wyoming is Casper with a median annual salary of $112,900. The second highest paying city/area in Wyoming State is Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $90,890). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $75,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Casper
$112,900
Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$90,890
Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$87,050
Cheyenne
$83,280
Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$82,520
Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area
$75,270


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