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2021 Massachusetts 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.

Massachusetts Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$150K

Growth

4%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Massachusetts 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $65,440 $94,450 $150,010 $208 $208
Hourly Wage $31.46 $45.41 $72.12 $100 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Massachusetts 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$65,440
$94,450
$150,010
$208
$208
Hourly Wage
$31.46
$45.41
$72.12
$100
$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 Massachusetts

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Massachusetts 24,850 25,940 4% 1,330
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Massachusetts

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Massachusetts
24,850
25,940
4%
1,330
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 Massachusetts

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Amherst College American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. Amherst, MA 4 years: 13
4 years: 4
Boston College Law. Chestnut Hill, MA More than 4 years: 247
Boston University Law. Boston, MA More than 4 years: 227
Boston University Tax Law/Taxation. Boston, MA More than 4 years: 68
Boston University Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. Boston, MA More than 4 years: 5
Boston University Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Boston, MA More than 4 years: 123
Boston University Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law. Boston, MA More than 4 years: 41
Boston University International Business, Trade, and Tax Law. Boston, MA More than 4 years: 3
College of Our Lady of the Elms Health Law. Chicopee, MA At least one but less than two years: 0
Harvard University Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Cambridge, MA Less than one year: 6
More than 4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 178

Lawyers Schools in Massachusetts

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Amherst, MA
4 years: 13
4 years: 4
Law.
Chestnut Hill, MA
More than 4 years: 247
Law.
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 227
Tax Law/Taxation.
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 68
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 5
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 123
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law.
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 41
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law.
Boston, MA
More than 4 years: 3
Health Law.
Chicopee, MA
At least one but less than two years: 0
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Cambridge, MA
Less than one year: 6
More than 4 years: 10
More than 4 years: 178

Lawyers Jobs in Massachusetts.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Attorney II American Tower Woburn, Massachusetts 10/27/2021 Yes
Bilingual Staff Attorney Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Cambridge, Massachusetts 10/26/2021 No
IP Counsel Biogen Cambridge, Massachusetts 10/26/2021 No
Paralegal Admin Robert Half Wakefield, Massachusetts 10/27/2021 Yes
Senior Corporate Counsel, Specialty Care Sanofi Group Cambridge, Massachusetts 10/27/2021 Yes
Victim Witness Advocate State of Massachusetts Northampton, Massachusetts 10/27/2021 No

Lawyers Jobs in Massachusetts.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
American Tower
Woburn, Massachusetts
10/27/2021
Yes
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
Cambridge, Massachusetts
10/26/2021
No
Biogen
Cambridge, Massachusetts
10/26/2021
No
Robert Half
Wakefield, Massachusetts
10/27/2021
Yes
Sanofi Group
Cambridge, Massachusetts
10/27/2021
Yes
State of Massachusetts
Northampton, Massachusetts
10/27/2021
No

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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