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2021 Mississippi 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.

Mississippi Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$83.4K

Growth

1%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Mississippi 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $20,720 $46,590 $83,360 $122,210 $168,500
Hourly Wage $9.96 $22.40 $40.08 $58.76 $81.01

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Mississippi 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$20,720
$46,590
$83,360
$122,210
$168,500
Hourly Wage
$9.96
$22.40
$40.08
$58.76
$81.01

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 Mississippi

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Mississippi 5,010 5,080 1% 10
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Mississippi

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Mississippi
5,010
5,080
1%
10
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 Mississippi

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Mississippi College Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Clinton, MS More than 4 years: 1
Mississippi College Law. Clinton, MS More than 4 years: 111
University of Mississippi Law. University, MS More than 4 years: 112
University of Mississippi Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. University, MS More than 4 years: 3

Lawyers Schools in Mississippi

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Clinton, MS
More than 4 years: 1
Law.
Clinton, MS
More than 4 years: 111
Law.
University, MS
More than 4 years: 112
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
University, MS
More than 4 years: 3

Lawyers Jobs in Mississippi.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor

Lawyers Jobs in Mississippi.

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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