Government & Public Interest 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report

The 2022 Public Service Attorney Salary Report is now available and shows that salaries for public service attorneys have risen since 2018, particularly for attorneys working in civil legal services and public interest organizations, and that increases in median public defender salaries were more modest. BC Law students and alumni have access to this important research via’s Explore Advice/Funding Sources section where public service salaries can be viewed alongside living wage data using the drop-down menu at the top of the page and selecting “Salaries by Organization Type.”