25 Highest Annual Salaries in Government
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2) Attorney – $114,240
• At the Federal level, attorneys investigate cases for the U.S. Department of Justice and other agencies. Government lawyers also help develop programs, draft and interpret laws and legislation, establish enforcement procedures, and argue civil and criminal cases on behalf of the government.
Salary by Occupation:
• Federal Government – $119,240
• Local government – $78,810
• State government – $75,840
Projected Growth: 11%
Employees Needed: 84,000
Average Education Level: College or Higher
The Office of the Attorney General offers a General Internship Program.