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How Much does a Criminal Lawyer make per Year? Average Criminal Lawyer Salary Range

There is a high demand for qualified and skilled criminal lawyers in today’s society. Individuals looking for positions within the criminal justice system or as advocates for the accused will find equally large numbers of opportunities for employment. So how much does a criminal lawyer maker year? According to recent salary survey figures, the average criminal lawyer salary is approximately $79,000 per year. For the lowest paid among public defenders, the general pay is $44,000 per year, while more experienced and successful lawyers can expect salaries exceeding $157,000 per year.

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by Margaret Walker on Thu, 08/19/2010 - 02:02

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