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In the legal field, salaries tend to increase in predictable increments as the lawyer gains experience and seniority. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the May 2018 median salary for practicing lawyers was $120,910, although some senior partners earned more than $1 million a year. Ten percent earned less than $58,220. Higher salaries are generally found in major urban areas at large firms with 75 or more lawyers.

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