The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) regularly conducts studies on the various average salaries for various jobs in the United States
Recently, they released their report on the average salary for lawyers. The median annual wage for lawyers was $118,820 in May 2016
This means that half of the lawyers in the United States earn more than this amount and half earn less.
The lowest 10 percent earned less than $56,180, while the highest 10 percent earned more than $208,000.
There are a number of things you can do to further your career as a lawyer. The most important step is to get involved in your community and build relationships with other lawyers
You can also join bar associations and networking groups, and attend legal conferences. Additionally
you can take continuing legal education (CLE) courses to stay up-to-date on the latest legal trends.