Occupation Information | 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.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 71.59 29.56 40.60 61.03 91.11 *
Alaska 55.98 34.61 41.48 51.69 63.76 81.35
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 55.18 33.97 40.73 50.51 61.80 79.40
Fairbanks North Star Borough 55.48 36.77 43.48 51.50 62.46 82.45
Balance of State 58.73 35.02 44.33 55.51 69.35 82.11

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