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Juris Doctor (JD), Law Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Juris Doctor (JD), Law Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$140K$280K
Attorney / Lawyer
112 salaries
$45,775 - $148,970  
  
Associate Attorney
102 salaries
$41,024 - $109,748  
General Counsel
36 salaries
$78,350 - $268,779  
Corporate Counsel
27 salaries
$60,955 - $167,319  
Associate General Counsel
20 salaries
$86,410 - $223,606  
Senior Counsel
19 salaries
$108,941 - $197,687  
Staff Attorney
18 salaries
$40,725 - $116,958  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 716

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$47,186 - $125,700
Salary
$49,525 - $139,656
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 154 votes.
$58,668 - $152,579
$50,000 - $151,262
$57,000 - $153,106
$39,156 - $162,165
$73,268 - $98,732
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