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Juris Doctor (JD / Law) Degree Average Salary

Updated: 22 Nov 2014
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Employees with a Juris Doctor (JD / Law) Degree
Salary Ranges by Job
Job Title
National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K
Attorney / Lawyer
613 salaries
$44,176 - $145,080  
  
Associate Attorney
383 salaries
$45,788 - $113,700  
General Counsel
126 salaries
$77,595 - $218,111  
Associate General Counsel
97 salaries
$68,345 - $205,693  
Corporate Counsel
96 salaries
$74,436 - $159,535  
Assistant General Counsel
64 salaries
$79,807 - $191,347  
Senior Counsel
62 salaries
$108,234 - $213,646  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 22 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,826
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Key Statistics for Employees with a Juris Doctor (JD / Law) Jobs

Popular Schools

Salary Range

University of Texas (UT) - Austin
28 salaries
$50,891 - $221,476
South Texas College of Law
28 salaries
$51,445 - $171,140
University of Florida (UF)
26 salaries
$50,053 - $183,831
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
24 salaries
$41,361 - $106,500
Seton Hall University School of Law
24 salaries
$49,735 - $177,183
Popular Companies

Salary Range

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC)
12 salaries
$56,171 - $213,508
Office of the Attorney General
8 salaries
$70,198 - $105,142
Small Law Firm
8 salaries
$45,781 - $88,437
KPMG, LLP
5 salaries
$62,400 - $105,000
Popular Cities

Salary Range

New York, New York
206 salaries
$59,721 - $212,406
Chicago, Illinois
101 salaries
$44,979 - $174,703
Washington, District of Columbia
82 salaries
$59,800 - $184,249
Houston, Texas
82 salaries
$56,673 - $181,028
Los Angeles, California
81 salaries
$56,188 - $179,590
Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni
Salary:$57,487 - $111,569 $63,376 - $134,895

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