United States Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Lawyers Aged 16yrs+
Updated on May 14, 2022.

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2021, the median weekly earnings (not seasonally adjusted) of full-time workers aged 16 years and above in the United States for lawyers, was $2,252; median weekly earnings of male lawyers was $2,495, and that of females in the same occupation was $1,912.

The chart and table below shows the historical median weekly earnings (without seasonal adjustment) by gender for full-time lawyers in the United States from 2002 to 2021.

U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Lawyers Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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U.S. Median Weekly Earnings By Gender of Full-Time Lawyers Aged 16yrs+ ($)
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Year Both Genders ($) Men ($) Women ($)
2,002 1,486 1,616 1,237
2,003 1,560 1,619 1,413
2,004 1,561 1,710 1,255
2,005 1,609 1,748 1,354
2,006 1,728 1,891 1,333
2,007 1,591 1,783 1,381
2,008 1,751 1,875 1,509
2,009 1,757 1,934 1,449
2,010 1,757 1,895 1,461
2,011 1,774 1,884 1,631
2,012 1,909 2,055 1,636
2,013 1,880 1,986 1,566
2,014 1,807 1,915 1,590
2,015 1,886 1,914 1,717
2,016 1,897 2,086 1,619
2,017 1,901 2,105 1,753
2,018 1,947 2,202 1,762
2,019 2,043 2,202 1,878
2,020 2,097 2,324 1,665
2,021 2,252 2,495 1,912