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2021 Texas 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.

Texas Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$121K

Growth

18%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $65,360 $86,560 $120,990 $177,250 $208
Hourly Wage $31.43 $41.62 $58.17 $85.22 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Texas 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$65,360
$86,560
$120,990
$177,250
$208
Hourly Wage
$31.43
$41.62
$58.17
$85.22
$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 Texas

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Texas 55,370 65,530 18% 3,910
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Texas

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Texas
55,370
65,530
18%
3,910
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 Texas

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Baylor University Law. Waco, TX More than 4 years: 143
Baylor University American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. Waco, TX More than 4 years: 18
South Texas College of Law Houston Law. Houston, TX More than 4 years: 284
Southern Methodist University American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. Dallas, TX More than 4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 3
Southern Methodist University Law. Dallas, TX More than 4 years: 215
Southern Methodist University Tax Law/Taxation. Dallas, TX More than 4 years: 8
Southern Methodist University Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Dallas, TX More than 4 years: 24
St. Mary's University Comparative Law. San Antonio, TX More than 4 years: 1
St. Mary's University International Law and Legal Studies. San Antonio, TX More than 4 years: 3
St. Mary's University Health Law. San Antonio, TX Less than one year: 0

Lawyers Schools in Texas

27 Texas
School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Law.
Waco, TX
More than 4 years: 143
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Waco, TX
More than 4 years: 18
Law.
Houston, TX
More than 4 years: 284
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Dallas, TX
More than 4 years: 1
More than 4 years: 3
Law.
Dallas, TX
More than 4 years: 215
Tax Law/Taxation.
Dallas, TX
More than 4 years: 8
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Dallas, TX
More than 4 years: 24
Comparative Law.
San Antonio, TX
More than 4 years: 1
International Law and Legal Studies.
San Antonio, TX
More than 4 years: 3
Health Law.
San Antonio, TX
Less than one year: 0

Lawyers Jobs in Texas.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Associate - Labor & Employment DLA Piper Dallas, Texas 10/27/2021 Yes
Associate General Counsel, International Tax Tesla Motors Austin, Texas 10/26/2021 No
Corporate Attorney StackPath Dallas, Texas 10/27/2021 No
Corporate Counsel Imagine Communications Plano, Texas 10/27/2021 No
Counsel/Senior Counsel Chevron Corporation Houston, Texas 10/27/2021 Yes
Help Desk Kforce Houston, Texas 10/27/2021 No
Immigration Specialist Tesla Motors Austin, Texas 10/26/2021 No
Legal Contract Specialist, Research Agreements MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas 10/27/2021 Yes
Legal, PWM Attorney, Vice President Goldman Sachs & Co. Dallas, Texas 10/26/2021 No
Litigation Specialist Kemper Insurance Dallas, Texas 10/27/2021 No

Lawyers Jobs in Texas.

17 Texas
Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
DLA Piper
Dallas, Texas
10/27/2021
Yes
Tesla Motors
Austin, Texas
10/26/2021
No
StackPath
Dallas, Texas
10/27/2021
No
Imagine Communications
Plano, Texas
10/27/2021
No
Chevron Corporation
Houston, Texas
10/27/2021
Yes
Kforce
Houston, Texas
10/27/2021
No
Tesla Motors
Austin, Texas
10/26/2021
No
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
10/27/2021
Yes
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Dallas, Texas
10/26/2021
No
Kemper Insurance
Dallas, Texas
10/27/2021
No

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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