The average annual and hourly salaries for lawyers in the state of District of Columbia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of lawyers amongst District of Columbia metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$98,160|
|25th Percentile Wage||$136,170|
|50th Percentile Wage||$161,900|
|75th Percentile Wage||No Data|
|90th Percentile Wage||No Data|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in District of Columbia in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $161,900. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $136,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $98,160.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of lawyers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|