Best Paying Jobs For Lawyers?

One of the main concerns that potential lawyers have when considering which type of law to practice is finding a job that pays well. Although many factors play into how much one earns, including their education and desired field, starting salaries are often the most important factor in deciding whether or not someone will pursue legal careers. The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) collects data on starting salaries for different types of jobs, so it should be able to help you narrow down your options to find what’s right for you.

The following chart shows average total earnings by profession in 2013 based on information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Employment Statistics survey:

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