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Median Salary: $87,610
Salary Growth (2009–2015): +10%
Total Employees: 51,200
Change in Employees (2009–2015): +22%
This category doesn’t just refer to attorneys; it ecompasses opportunities as low down in the hierarchy as articling law students all the way up to law partner. It’s a wide-ranging category, so keep that in mind when considering the opportunities. The median salary is almost $88,000 but wages aren’t climbing quickly: they’re almost stagnant at approximately 0.1% over the last five years.