Occupation description: 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.
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|Average employment||Average annual openings|
|2010 estimate||2020 projection||Percent change||Growth||Replacement||Total|
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|Mean Wage and
95% Confidence Interval
|Wage by Percentile|
|Anchorage/Mat-Su Area (MSA)||49.62||58.24||66.86||32.68||50.49||(1)|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough (MSA)||50.71||62.92||75.13||39.62||58.16||(1)|
|Balance of State||51.21||56.65||62.09||39.63||52.17||73.85|
(1) indicates an hourly wage greater than $90, or an annual wage greater than $187,200.
Labor Force Indicators
|2011 Worker Characteristics|
|Total workers||Nonresident workers||Percent nonresident||Percent age 45 plus||Percent age 50 plus|
|2011 Potential Supply|
|Qualified but working in another occupation||51|
|Currently employed in a lower paid occupation||44|
|UI claimants previously working in occupation||32|
|2011 ALEXsys Employment Data|
|Number of registrants||129|
|Number of job position postings||20|
|Ratio of registrants to job position postings||6.4|
- Attorney: 4,079 licensed View licensing requirements
Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training
|Education: Doctoral or professional degree||Work experience: None||On-the-job training: None|