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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
891 salaries
$31,106 - $82,743  
   
Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Jurisprudence, or Master of Law (LLM)
738 salaries
$45,478 - $154,582  
Associate's Degree
332 salaries
$29,190 - $68,947  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law)
327 salaries
$45,225 - $148,540  
Juris Doctor (JD), Law
97 salaries
$40,044 - $166,771  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Political Science (PolySci)
75 salaries
$32,865 - $105,860  
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
69 salaries
$42,223 - $173,635  
Doctor of Law (JD)
55 salaries
$46,654 - $163,980  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law), Political Science (PolySci)
38 salaries
$50,684 - $176,174  
Associate Degree (AD), Paralegal Studies
35 salaries
$26,532 - $60,039  
Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Paralegal Studies
35 salaries
$31,147 - $58,736  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Psychology
34 salaries
$27,128 - $79,537  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), History
32 salaries
$29,719 - $117,446  
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration
23 salaries
$35,050 - $121,660  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Criminal Justice
23 salaries
$25,445 - $67,957  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Communication
22 salaries
$29,799 - $97,871  
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
22 salaries
$31,760 - $67,531  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Sociology
21 salaries
$29,596 - $88,769  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), English Language
21 salaries
$29,028 - $93,701  
Some college coursework with no degree
19 salaries
$28,391 - $61,000  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Accounting
19 salaries
$34,000 - $120,000  
Associate's Degree, Paralegal Studies
19 salaries
$28,249 - $67,057  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Business Administration
18 salaries
$44,467 - $132,468  
Certificate (Cert), Paralegal Studies
18 salaries
$25,609 - $82,771  
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Business Administration
17 salaries
$28,722 - $152,051  
Juris Doctor (JD / Law), History
16 salaries
$46,978 - $214,470  
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
16 salaries
$25,447 - $80,682  
Juris Doctor (JD)
15 salaries
$48,479 - $236,997  
Bachelor's Degree, Political Science (PolySci)
15 salaries
$28,118 - $66,188  
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Political Science (PolySci)
14 salaries
$31,429 - $76,987  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 2,176

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