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Juris Doctor (JD / Law), Political Science (PolySci) Degree Average Salary

Employees with a Juris Doctor (JD / Law), Political Science (PolySci) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K
Attorney / Lawyer
60 salaries
$49,485 - $148,731  
  
Associate Attorney
39 salaries
$43,000 - $94,044  
General Counsel
16 salaries
$68,510 - $204,053  
Assistant General Counsel
10 salaries
$58,389 - $198,659  
Legal Counsel
8 salaries
$49,596 - $176,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 224

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Key Stats

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Salary
$46,756 - $104,369
Salary
$47,962 - $140,223
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
$43,631 - $150,000
$60,000 - $134,500
$61,042 - $171,961
$125,000 - $170,000
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