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Average Salary by Degree/Major Subject for Industry: Law Firm

Industry: Law Firm
Salary by Degree
Degree/Major Subject
National Salary Data (?
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Bachelor's Degree
828 salaries
$31,090 - $82,044  
   
Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM)
699 salaries
$45,881 - $155,436  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law)
311 salaries
$45,701 - $148,022  
Associate's Degree
307 salaries
$29,126 - $68,679  
Juris Doctor (JD), Law
90 salaries
$40,320 - $171,621  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Political Science (PolySci)
69 salaries
$32,558 - $107,500  
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
65 salaries
$43,161 - $175,711  
Doctor of Law (JD)
52 salaries
$46,290 - $166,640  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law), Political Science (PolySci)
38 salaries
$50,684 - $176,174  
Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Paralegal Studies
35 salaries
$31,147 - $58,736  
Associate Degree (AD), Paralegal Studies
35 salaries
$26,532 - $60,039  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology
31 salaries
$26,986 - $75,760  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), History
29 salaries
$29,100 - $103,999  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
23 salaries
$35,050 - $121,660  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Criminal Justice
22 salaries
$25,346 - $68,510  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communication
22 salaries
$29,799 - $97,871  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), English Language
21 salaries
$29,028 - $93,701  
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
20 salaries
$31,407 - $68,537  
Associate's Degree, Paralegal Studies
19 salaries
$28,249 - $67,057  
Some college coursework with no degree
19 salaries
$28,391 - $61,000  
Certificate (Cert), Paralegal Studies
18 salaries
$25,609 - $82,771  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Sociology
18 salaries
$29,429 - $90,604  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Business Administration
17 salaries
$44,253 - $133,233  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Accounting
16 salaries
$35,230 - $122,554  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law), History
15 salaries
$46,540 - $216,388  
Bachelor's Degree, Political Science (PolySci)
15 salaries
$28,118 - $66,188  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Business Administration
14 salaries
$32,060 - $154,839  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Paralegal Studies
14 salaries
$31,733 - $86,250  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Political Science (PolySci)
14 salaries
$31,429 - $76,987  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Legal Studies
13 salaries
$24,392 - $78,827  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,038

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