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The U.S. Department of Labor reports that in 2014 the median salary for all lawyers was $114,970 with the lowest 10 percent earning $55,400 and the highest 10 percent earning $187,999. According to its Legal 2016 Robert Half Salary Guide published by the specialized staffing firm, first-year legal associates in midsize law firms in the United States earned between $81,250-$112,750, and lawyers with one to three years experience working in midsize law firms made between $94,000-$128,750. In addition, in the same guide, the staffing firm reports that lawyers with four to nine years experience earned between $135,000-$205,000, and attorneys with 10 or more years if experience earned between $162,750-$268,000.

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