Code: 23-1011.00

Also known as: Assistant Attorney General, Assistant Counsel, Associate Attorney, Attorney, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, Deputy Attorney General, General Counsel, Lawyer

Description: When it comes to interpreting law, negotiating contracts and patenting new developments, individuals and corporations turn to Lawyers. These professionals represent and advise businesses, government entities and individuals on legal issues.Lawyers begin their education with a Bachelor's degree, before continuing on to a 3-year law degree program. Once they have completed law school, the Attorney must pass the written bar exam for the state they wish to practice in. Depending on the state, they may not have to take the bar a second time should they wish to practice in a new state.


Typical wages

10% $61,490
25% $84,450
Median $126,930
75% $189,520
90% $208,000
10% $29.56
25% $40.6
Median $61.03
75% $91.11
90% $100+

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 39,900