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Best states for a Senior Attorney

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It seems like Senior Attorneys are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Senior Attorneys aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

Our research found that District of Columbia is the best state for Senior Attorneys, while District of Columbia and California are ranked highest in terms of median salary.

District of Columbia has a median salary of $187,158 and District of Columbia has the highest median salary among all 50 states for Senior Attorneys.

We figured that the best places for Senior Attorney jobs has three things everyone would agree on.

There would be high annual wages, good career prospects (no matter what phase of the career you are in), and a lot of job opportunities.

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The 10 Best States in America For Senior Attorneys in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. California
  3. New York
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Connecticut
  6. Texas
  7. Illinois
  8. Virginia
  9. Colorado
  10. Nevada
  • (303 jobs)
  • (1,540 jobs)
  • (860 jobs)
  • (319 jobs)
  • (141 jobs)
  • (641 jobs)
  • (562 jobs)
  • (322 jobs)
  • (166 jobs)
  • (42 jobs)

How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Senior Attorneys.

Ready to check out the list? See below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Senior Attorneys in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
303 $187,159 $116,000 $301,000 4.79
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in District of Columbia

2. California

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,540 $175,641 $109,000 $282,000 1.48
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in California

3. New York

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
860 $165,459 $102,000 $266,000 2.03
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in New York

4. Massachusetts

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
319 $163,096 $101,000 $262,000 1.18
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Connecticut

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
141 $148,269 $92,000 $238,000 1.38
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in Connecticut

6. Texas

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
641 $146,368 $90,000 $235,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in Texas

7. Illinois

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
562 $144,515 $89,000 $232,000 1.44
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in Illinois

8. Virginia

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
322 $144,515 $89,000 $233,000 1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in Virginia

9. Colorado

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
166 $144,515 $89,000 $233,000 0.88
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in Colorado

10. Nevada

Total Senior Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
42 $139,228 $86,000 $224,000 0.73
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Senior Attorney Jobs in Nevada

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Senior Attorney

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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