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Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $62.04
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Lawyers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$40.65 $63.75 $96.92
Minnesota
$39.49 $62.04 $82.81
Central Minnesota
$37.34 $47.23 $62.69
Northeast Minnesota
$37.36 $43.13 $60.13
Northwest Minnesota
$37.16 $39.06 $57.29
Southeast Minnesota
$38.73 $49.83 $74.61
Southwest Minnesota
$36.02 $42.78 $59.20
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$40.13 $63.61 $83.25

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 11,770 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Lawyers most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 7,619 new Lawyers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Lawyers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 804,200 875,700 71,500 8.9%
Minnesota 13,518 14,629 1,111 8.2%
Central Minnesota 818 879 61 7.5%
Northeast Minnesota 430 457 27 6.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10,924 11,851 927 8.5%
Northwest Minnesota 661 695 34 5.1%
Southeast Minnesota 592 627 35 5.9%
Southwest Minnesota 380 403 23 6.1%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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