Lawyers | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Lawyers (23-1011)

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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 985 923 -6.29 20 25 39
United States 823900 874000 0.0 18200 22500 45700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2021 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 71.17 29.52 39.24 61.54 93.55 *
Alaska 54.76 35.33 39.24 49.85 63.76 80.23
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 54.45 35.33 39.13 48.19 62.82 80.15
Fairbanks North Star Borough 51.94 38.87 39.03 49.85 63.76 63.76
Balance of State 56.60 30.58 45.77 49.85 63.76 81.62

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.