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2021 Louisiana 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.

Louisiana Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$93.3K

Growth

6%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Louisiana 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $53,210 $70,070 $93,320 $132,440 $197,980
Hourly Wage $25.58 $33.69 $44.87 $63.67 $95.18

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Louisiana 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$53,210
$70,070
$93,320
$132,440
$197,980
Hourly Wage
$25.58
$33.69
$44.87
$63.67
$95.18

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:

Assistant Attorney General, Assistant Counsel, Associate Attorney, Attorney, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, 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.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to 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.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • 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 Louisiana

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Louisiana 8,230 8,710 6% 50
United States 813,900 846,300 4% 39,900

Lawyers Job Outlook in Louisiana

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Louisiana
8,230
8,710
6%
50
United States
813,900
846,300
4%
39,900

Lawyers Schooling & Experience

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

Lawyers Schools in Louisiana

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Law Baton Rouge, LA More than 4 years: 174
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law Baton Rouge, LA Less than one year: 4
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General Baton Rouge, LA Less than one year: 8
Loyola University New Orleans Law New Orleans, LA More than 4 years: 147
Loyola University New Orleans American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence New Orleans, LA More than 4 years: 5
Southern University Law Center Law Baton Rouge, LA More than 4 years: 159
Tulane University of Louisiana Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General New Orleans, LA More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 9
Tulane University of Louisiana Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other New Orleans, LA More than 4 years: 17
Tulane University of Louisiana International Law and Legal Studies New Orleans, LA More than 4 years: 1
Tulane University of Louisiana Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law New Orleans, LA More than 4 years: 0

Lawyers Schools in Louisiana

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law
Baton Rouge, LA
Less than one year: 4
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
Baton Rouge, LA
Less than one year: 8
Law
New Orleans, LA
More than 4 years: 147
American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
New Orleans, LA
More than 4 years: 5
Law
Baton Rouge, LA
More than 4 years: 159
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
New Orleans, LA
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 9
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
New Orleans, LA
More than 4 years: 17
International Law and Legal Studies
New Orleans, LA
More than 4 years: 1
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law
New Orleans, LA
More than 4 years: 0

Lawyers Jobs in Louisiana.

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Lawyers Jobs in Louisiana.

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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