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2021 South Dakota 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.

South Dakota Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$94K

Growth

11%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in South Dakota 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $60,580 $73,200 $93,950 $132,500 $186,070
Hourly Wage $29.12 $35.19 $45.17 $63.70 $89.46

How Much Do Lawyers Make in South Dakota 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$60,580
$73,200
$93,950
$132,500
$186,070
Hourly Wage
$29.12
$35.19
$45.17
$63.70
$89.46

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 South Dakota

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
South Dakota 1,120 1,240 11% 70
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in South Dakota

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
South Dakota
1,120
1,240
11%
70
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 South Dakota

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Oglala Lakota College Tribal/Indigenous Law. Kyle, SD 2 years: 10
South Dakota State University Agriculture Law. Brookings, SD : 1
South Dakota State University Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law. Brookings, SD 4 years: 0
University of South Dakota Law. Vermillion, SD More than 4 years: 51

Lawyers Schools in South Dakota

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Tribal/Indigenous Law.
Kyle, SD
2 years: 10
Agriculture Law.
Brookings, SD
: 1
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law.
Brookings, SD
4 years: 0
Law.
Vermillion, SD
More than 4 years: 51

Lawyers Jobs in South Dakota.

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Lawyers Jobs in South Dakota.

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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