From the U.S. Department of Labor:
In May 2008, the median annual wages of all wage-and-salaried lawyers were $110,590. The middle half of the occupation earned between $74,980 and $163,320.
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depends on what kind of job
they get paid 1800 a weeek
An average lawyer earns £100,000 a year including tax.
it someone that helps others
13,000 to 16,000
It does depend on what kind of lawyer you are, but also how good of a lawyer you are. They usually make around $102,470 a year.
130,000,00 to 180,000,00
A lawyer around 60,000 to 90,000 a year.
As much as a woodchuck could, if a woodchuck could chuck wood.
they earn around £30,000 a case which is amazing because they can help people like their family if the family are struggling with money!!
more than u ill ever earn in your whole life so beat it dirt(;
To get to the other side!
Unfortunately there is no limit to how much money a lawyer can earn. This tends to attract some people to the legal profession who are most concerned with becoming rich.
An immigrant lawyer can make 100,000 dollars or more a year. The salary depends on who they are working for and how much their clients can afford to pay, as well as the number of clients.
An environmental lawyer makes $71,000 - $118,000 a year, with the average salary being $94,000 a year. This varies, depending on your educational training.
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