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Best states for a Staff Attorney

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Legal careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Staff Attorney jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Staff Attorneys.

We wanted to look at where Staff Attorneys have it the best -- where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Staff Attorneys.

The highest position that you can reach as a Staff Attorney is Executive Vice President.

The median salary of a Executive Vice President is $231,076.

The 10 Best States in America For Staff Attorneys in 2019

  1. District of Columbia
  2. California
  3. New York
  4. Connecticut
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Texas
  7. Illinois
  8. Nevada
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Colorado
  • (150 jobs)
  • (1,041 jobs)
  • (359 jobs)
  • (72 jobs)
  • (120 jobs)
  • (339 jobs)
  • (247 jobs)
  • (33 jobs)
  • (224 jobs)
  • (86 jobs)

We analyzed these data points for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. District of Columbia is the best state for jobs for Staff Attorneys.

The median salary for Staff Attorneys in District of Columbia is $104,569.

Below is the list of the best states for Staff Attorneys.

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

The 10 Best States For Staff Attorneys in 2019

1. District of Columbia

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
150 $104,569 $74,000 $146,000 3.96
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in District of Columbia

2. California

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,041 $94,196 $64,000 $138,000 1.67
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in California

3. New York

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
359 $89,381 $62,000 $126,000 1.42
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in New York

4. Connecticut

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
72 $82,377 $58,000 $115,000 1.17
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in Connecticut

5. Massachusetts

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
120 $90,849 $65,000 $126,000 0.74
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in Massachusetts

6. Texas

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
339 $81,335 $58,000 $113,000 0.89
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in Texas

7. Illinois

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
247 $80,622 $57,000 $112,000 1.06
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in Illinois

8. Nevada

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
33 $77,760 $55,000 $108,000 0.96
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in Nevada

9. Pennsylvania

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
224 $74,723 $53,000 $104,000 1.05
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in Pennsylvania

10. Colorado

Total Staff Attorney Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
86 $81,335 $58,000 $113,000 0.76
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
Staff Attorney Jobs in Colorado

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Staff Attorney

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

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