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2021 New Jersey 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.

New Jersey Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$136.7K

Growth

6%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in New Jersey 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $69,390 $92,140 $136,690 $185,090 $208
Hourly Wage $33.36 $44.30 $65.71 $88.99 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in New Jersey 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$69,390
$92,140
$136,690
$185,090
$208
Hourly Wage
$33.36
$44.30
$65.71
$88.99
$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 New Jersey

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
New Jersey 26,750 28,340 6% 1,480
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in New Jersey

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
New Jersey
26,750
28,340
6%
1,480
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 New Jersey

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Rutgers University-Camden Law. Camden, NJ More than 4 years: 134
Rutgers University-Newark Law. Newark, NJ More than 4 years: 228
Seton Hall University Law. South Orange, NJ More than 4 years: 164
Seton Hall University Intellectual Property Law. South Orange, NJ More than 4 years: 7
Seton Hall University Health Law. South Orange, NJ More than 4 years: 85

Lawyers Schools in New Jersey

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Law.
Camden, NJ
More than 4 years: 134
Law.
Newark, NJ
More than 4 years: 228
Law.
South Orange, NJ
More than 4 years: 164
Intellectual Property Law.
South Orange, NJ
More than 4 years: 7
Health Law.
South Orange, NJ
More than 4 years: 85

Lawyers Jobs in New Jersey.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Associate Real Estate Manager CBRE Mount Laurel, New Jersey 10/27/2021 Yes
Associate Real Estate Manager CBRE Swedesboro, New Jersey 10/27/2021 Yes
Chemist II BASF Iselin, New Jersey 10/27/2021 Yes
Counsel Dow Jones PRINCETON, New Jersey 10/27/2021 No
Managing Senior Counsel - Contracts Novo Nordisk Plainsboro, New Jersey 10/27/2021 Yes
Senior Counsel Fiserv Trenton, New Jersey 10/27/2021 Yes
SUPERVISORY ATTORNEY-ADVISOR (GENERAL) (CHIEF COUNSEL) Office of General Counsel Newark, New Jersey 10/27/2021 No

Lawyers Jobs in New Jersey.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
CBRE
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
10/27/2021
Yes
CBRE
Swedesboro, New Jersey
10/27/2021
Yes
BASF
Iselin, New Jersey
10/27/2021
Yes
Dow Jones
PRINCETON, New Jersey
10/27/2021
No
Novo Nordisk
Plainsboro, New Jersey
10/27/2021
Yes
Fiserv
Trenton, New Jersey
10/27/2021
Yes
Office of General Counsel
Newark, New Jersey
10/27/2021
No

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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