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2021 Georgia Lawyers Salary Guide

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Georgia Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$115.2K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Georgia 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $51,400 $75,280 $115,240 $178,040 $208
Hourly Wage $24.71 $36.19 $55.40 $85.60 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Georgia 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$51,400
$75,280
$115,240
$178,040
$208
Hourly Wage
$24.71
$36.19
$55.40
$85.60
$100

What Do Lawyers Do?

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Also known as:

Attorney, Attorney General, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, Counsel, Deputy Attorney General, General Counsel, Lawyer

  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Meet with individuals involved in legal processes to provide information and clarify issues.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Supervise activities of other legal personnel.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Prepare documentation of legal proceedings.
  • Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Draft legislation or regulations.

Lawyers Job Outlook in Georgia

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Georgia 24,220 26,350 9% 1,420
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Georgia

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Georgia
24,220
26,350
9%
1,420
United States
804,200
875,700
9%
46,000

Lawyers Schooling & Experience

  • Doctoral or professional degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Lawyers Schools in Georgia

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Atlanta's John Marshall Law School Law. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 98
Emory University Law. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 280
Emory University Comparative Law. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 0
Emory University Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 46
Emory University Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 33
Georgia State University Law. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 191
Georgia State University Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 15
Georgia State University Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Atlanta, GA More than 4 years: 0
Mercer University Law. Macon, GA More than 4 years: 121
University of Georgia Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Athens, GA More than 4 years: 10

Lawyers Schools in Georgia

12 Georgia
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Law.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 98
Law.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 280
Comparative Law.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 0
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 46
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 33
Law.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 191
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 15
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Atlanta, GA
More than 4 years: 0
Law.
Macon, GA
More than 4 years: 121
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Athens, GA
More than 4 years: 10

Lawyers Jobs in Georgia.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Attorney 1 State of Georgia Fulton, Georgia 10/27/2021 No
Attorney/Lawyer Robert Half Stone Mountain, Georgia 10/27/2021 Yes
Contracts Manager Robert Half Atlanta, Georgia 10/27/2021 Yes
CORPORATE COUNSEL Georgia Employer Atlanta, Georgia 10/26/2021 No
ELECTRONICS & SOFTWARE ASSOCIATE OR PATENT AGENT - Georgia Employer Atlanta, Georgia 10/26/2021 No
Federal Reserve Financial Services SVP, Counsel Federal Reserve System Atlanta, Georgia 10/27/2021 No
FUND ACCOUNTING & ADMINISTRATION, AVP - R-681632FU Georgia Employer Atlanta, Georgia 10/26/2021 No
General Attorney (Trade Regulation) Federal Trade Commission Atlanta, Georgia 10/27/2021 No
HEALTHCARE ATTORNEY NEEDED FOR REMOTE CONTRACT ROL Georgia Employer Atlanta, Georgia 10/26/2021 No
Legal Assistant Robert Half ATLANTA, Georgia 10/27/2021 Yes

Lawyers Jobs in Georgia.

14 Georgia
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
State of Georgia
Fulton, Georgia
10/27/2021
No
Robert Half
Stone Mountain, Georgia
10/27/2021
Yes
Robert Half
Atlanta, Georgia
10/27/2021
Yes
Georgia Employer
Atlanta, Georgia
10/26/2021
No
Georgia Employer
Atlanta, Georgia
10/26/2021
No
Federal Reserve System
Atlanta, Georgia
10/27/2021
No
Georgia Employer
Atlanta, Georgia
10/26/2021
No
Federal Trade Commission
Atlanta, Georgia
10/27/2021
No
Georgia Employer
Atlanta, Georgia
10/26/2021
No
Robert Half
ATLANTA, Georgia
10/27/2021
Yes

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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