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2021 Virginia 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.

Virginia Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$141.2K

Growth

2%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Virginia 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $68,990 $95,800 $141,160 $181,460 $208
Hourly Wage $33.17 $46.06 $67.87 $87.24 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Virginia 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$68,990
$95,800
$141,160
$181,460
$208
Hourly Wage
$33.17
$46.06
$67.87
$87.24
$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 Virginia

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Virginia 20,410 20,720 2% 1,020
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Virginia

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Virginia
20,410
20,720
2%
1,020
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 Virginia

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Appalachian School of Law Law. Grundy, VA More than 4 years: 49
George Mason University Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Fairfax, VA More than 4 years: 25
George Mason University Law. Fairfax, VA More than 4 years: 172
George Mason University Intellectual Property Law. Fairfax, VA More than 4 years: 1
George Mason University Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. Fairfax, VA More than 4 years: 1
George Mason University Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law. Fairfax, VA More than 4 years: 6
James Madison University Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Harrisonburg, VA 4 years: 3
4 years: 71
Liberty University International Law and Legal Studies. Lynchburg, VA More than 4 years: 14
Liberty University American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. Lynchburg, VA More than 4 years: 83
Liberty University Law. Lynchburg, VA More than 4 years: 58

Lawyers Schools in Virginia

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Law.
Grundy, VA
More than 4 years: 49
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Fairfax, VA
More than 4 years: 25
Law.
Fairfax, VA
More than 4 years: 172
Intellectual Property Law.
Fairfax, VA
More than 4 years: 1
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Fairfax, VA
More than 4 years: 1
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law.
Fairfax, VA
More than 4 years: 6
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Harrisonburg, VA
4 years: 3
4 years: 71
International Law and Legal Studies.
Lynchburg, VA
More than 4 years: 14
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
Lynchburg, VA
More than 4 years: 83
Law.
Lynchburg, VA
More than 4 years: 58

Lawyers Jobs in Virginia.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Corporate Counsel II, Investigations Northrop Grumman Falls Church, Virginia 10/27/2021 Yes
Manager, Business Development - Litigation McGuireWoods LLP Richmond, Virginia 10/27/2021 No
Patent Classifier Serco Virginia 10/27/2021 Yes
Patent Classifier Serco Virginia 10/27/2021 Yes

Lawyers Jobs in Virginia.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Northrop Grumman
Falls Church, Virginia
10/27/2021
Yes
McGuireWoods LLP
Richmond, Virginia
10/27/2021
No
Serco
Virginia
10/27/2021
Yes
Serco
Virginia
10/27/2021
Yes

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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