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2021 Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$102K

Growth

1%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Wisconsin 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $56,750 $71,230 $102,010 $153,550 $208
Hourly Wage $27.28 $34.25 $49.05 $73.82 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in Wisconsin 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$56,750
$71,230
$102,010
$153,550
$208
Hourly Wage
$27.28
$34.25
$49.05
$73.82
$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 Wisconsin

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Wisconsin 9,390 9,470 1% 460
United States 804,200 875,700 9% 46,000

Lawyers Job Outlook in Wisconsin

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Wisconsin
9,390
9,470
1%
460
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 Wisconsin

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Marquette University Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Milwaukee, WI More than 4 years: 0
Marquette University Law. Milwaukee, WI More than 4 years: 175
University of Wisconsin-Madison Health Law. Madison, WI Less than one year: 13
University of Wisconsin-Madison Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General. Madison, WI More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 3
University of Wisconsin-Madison Law. Madison, WI More than 4 years: 147
University of Wisconsin-Madison Programs for Foreign Lawyers. Madison, WI More than 4 years: 39

Lawyers Schools in Wisconsin

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Milwaukee, WI
More than 4 years: 0
Law.
Milwaukee, WI
More than 4 years: 175
Health Law.
Madison, WI
Less than one year: 13
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Madison, WI
More than 4 years: 0
More than 4 years: 3
Law.
Madison, WI
More than 4 years: 147
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Madison, WI
More than 4 years: 39

Lawyers Jobs in Wisconsin.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Attorney THE BOLDT COMPANY APPLETON, Wisconsin 10/26/2021 No
Chief Legal and Compliance Officer - SHP marshfield Marshfield, Wisconsin 10/27/2021 Yes
Corporate Attorney THE BOLDT COMPANY MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin 10/26/2021 No
Corporate Counsel - 12622 UW HOSPITAL & CLINICS MIDDLETON, Wisconsin 10/26/2021 No
Legal Director Bsna Performance JOHNSON CONTROLS INC MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin 10/26/2021 No
Renewable Energy Transactional FOLEY & LARDNER- MILWAUKEE MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin 10/26/2021 No
Senior Counsel Fiserv Brookfield, Wisconsin 10/27/2021 Yes
Senior Counsel - Real Estate Kohl's Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 10/27/2021 No

Lawyers Jobs in Wisconsin.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
THE BOLDT COMPANY
APPLETON, Wisconsin
10/26/2021
No
marshfield
Marshfield, Wisconsin
10/27/2021
Yes
THE BOLDT COMPANY
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
10/26/2021
No
UW HOSPITAL & CLINICS
MIDDLETON, Wisconsin
10/26/2021
No
JOHNSON CONTROLS INC
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
10/26/2021
No
FOLEY & LARDNER- MILWAUKEE
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
10/26/2021
No
Fiserv
Brookfield, Wisconsin
10/27/2021
Yes
Kohl's
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
10/27/2021
No

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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