Do you much lawyers make these days? Attorney salaries vary by state an the differences can be meaningful... up to 2 times. For example, an average lawyer in Montana makes $73,800 per year, meanwhile an average New York attorney makes $152,700 a year.
According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the highest income states for lawyers are:
- Washington DC
- New York
If you love statistics, take a look at the infographic created by Kohn Communications. It illustrates the average income and lawyer population by state.
How closely do these stats match to your practice area in your state?