From Pre Law to the 1% – Interesting Statistics on Attorney Earning Prospects

Manhattan Prep —  January 25, 2012 — 1 Comments

It all started with a 180 on his LSAT

A serious motivational factor for many aspiring lawyers is the potential income that top attorneys earn. A recent New York Times article strives to deconstruct “the one percent”, and the folks at the Above The Law blog have pulled out the data from the article relevant to lawyers.

They point out, among other cool factoids, that only physicians, CEOs, and public administrators rank ahead of attorneys on the list of livelihoods represented among the 1%.

There are some truly compelling statistics in this article, and a very interesting interactive breakdown of earnings by career.

How many of you are going to law school with the hopes of joining the 1%?

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One response to From Pre Law to the 1% – Interesting Statistics on Attorney Earning Prospects

  1. I actually make this point in The Law School Decision Game.

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