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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Growth||3-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Beaumont-Port Arthur|| |
|Fort Worth-Arlington|| |
|Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood|| |
|Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos|| |
|San Antonio-New Braunfels|| |
|Corpus Christi|| |
|El Paso|| |
|Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|College Station-Bryan|| |
|Wichita Falls|| |
|Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|San Angelo|| |
|Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area|| |