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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
142 salaries
$45,300 - $151,434  
  
Associate Attorney
118 salaries
$43,153 - $108,218  
General Counsel
44 salaries
$77,023 - $270,142  
Corporate Counsel
34 salaries
$63,360 - $162,568  
Legal Counsel
26 salaries
$63,023 - $173,826  
Associate General Counsel
24 salaries
$87,750 - $223,783  
Senior Counsel
22 salaries
$96,547 - $194,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Feb 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 902

Key Stats

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %
Salary
$46,798 - $123,686
Salary
$49,356 - $137,803
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 201 votes.
$59,708 - $152,051
$65,362 - $179,094
$42,894 - $162,845
$55,542 - $125,481

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