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2021 Michigan 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.

Michigan Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$110.4K

Growth

1%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Michigan 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $59,070 $78,770 $110,350 $146,210 $187,770
Hourly Wage $28.40 $37.87 $53.05 $70.29 $90.28

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Michigan 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$59,070
$78,770
$110,350
$146,210
$187,770
Hourly Wage
$28.40
$37.87
$53.05
$70.29
$90.28

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 Michigan

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Michigan 18,750 19,020 1% 930
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Michigan

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Michigan
18,750
19,020
1%
930
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 Michigan

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Michigan State University Intellectual Property Law. East Lansing, MI More than 4 years: 1
Michigan State University Programs for Foreign Lawyers. East Lansing, MI More than 4 years: 2
Michigan State University Law. East Lansing, MI More than 4 years: 226
University of Detroit Mercy Law. Detroit, MI More than 4 years: 192
University of Detroit Mercy Intellectual Property Law. Detroit, MI Less than one year: 3
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor International Business, Trade, and Tax Law. Ann Arbor, MI More than 4 years: 0
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law. Ann Arbor, MI More than 4 years: 9
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Law. Ann Arbor, MI More than 4 years: 332
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor International Law and Legal Studies. Ann Arbor, MI More than 4 years: 0
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Ann Arbor, MI More than 4 years: 31
More than 4 years: 5

Lawyers Schools in Michigan

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Intellectual Property Law.
East Lansing, MI
More than 4 years: 1
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
East Lansing, MI
More than 4 years: 2
Law.
East Lansing, MI
More than 4 years: 226
Law.
Detroit, MI
More than 4 years: 192
Intellectual Property Law.
Detroit, MI
Less than one year: 3
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law.
Ann Arbor, MI
More than 4 years: 0
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law.
Ann Arbor, MI
More than 4 years: 9
Law.
Ann Arbor, MI
More than 4 years: 332
International Law and Legal Studies.
Ann Arbor, MI
More than 4 years: 0
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Ann Arbor, MI
More than 4 years: 31
More than 4 years: 5

Lawyers Jobs in Michigan.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Assistant Corporation Counsel - Law Department (Criminal Enforcement and Quality of Life) City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan 10/26/2021 No
Claims Consultant (Risk Finance and Insurance Svc) Henry Ford Health System Detroit, Michigan 10/27/2021 No
Corp Counsel, IP Masco Corporation Livonia, Michigan 10/27/2021 Yes
Legal Assistant Robert Half TROY, Michigan 10/27/2021 Yes
Paralegal Robert Half NORTHVILLE, Michigan 10/27/2021 Yes
Real Estate Asset Analyst Consumers Energy MUSKEGON, Michigan 10/27/2021 No
Receptionist Robert Half SOUTHFIELD, Michigan 10/27/2021 Yes
Regional Leave Administrator Wacker Chemical Corporation Ann Arbor, Michigan 10/27/2021 No
Senior Corporate Counsel Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. Southfield, Michigan 10/27/2021 No

Lawyers Jobs in Michigan.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, Michigan
10/27/2021
No
Masco Corporation
Livonia, Michigan
10/27/2021
Yes
Robert Half
TROY, Michigan
10/27/2021
Yes
Robert Half
NORTHVILLE, Michigan
10/27/2021
Yes
Consumers Energy
MUSKEGON, Michigan
10/27/2021
No
Robert Half
SOUTHFIELD, Michigan
10/27/2021
Yes
Wacker Chemical Corporation
Ann Arbor, Michigan
10/27/2021
No
Tenneco Automotive Operating Co.
Southfield, Michigan
10/27/2021
No

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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