Highest Paying Legal Careers
Lawyers are one of the highest paid personnel in the world. They receive a high amount of wages depending on the standard of the cases. Similarly, chief legal officials also get a very high salary and the bigger the company, the higher they are paid. Today, women are employed more as chief legal officers as compared to men and are even paid greater salaries.
Judges and magistrates on average have a salary about 110 k dollars per year. Local judges are paid less while federal judges are paid the highest. Judges also get a high number of other facilities and benefits like retirement plans etc. Professors of the law school, who teach law courses, publish scholarly writings and perform research on different given topics are considered as the best paid employees in America as their wages range from 113 k to 242 k dollars per year. There is a great increase in the number of law schools in America and the numbers are still growing at a large rate and as a result there is an increase in jobs of professors and teachers of law.
Today lawyers using technology and electronic means of communication are even working as Litigation Support Managers and according to most recent surveys their average pay is between 70 k$ and 200 k $. They mostly have law degrees or degrees in finance, business or IT. Company wide litigation support and technological support is dealt by them and as a result their demand has really increased in the past few years.