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Average Salary for Gibson Dunn and Crutcher Employees

An average Gibson Dunn and Crutcher employee can expect to make $73K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Gibson Dunn and Crutcher fluctuate depending on geography; how long you've been working also matters, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Gibson Dunn and Crutcher typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher
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[-]Legal Secretary (5)
$49,786 - $102,815  
[-]Legal Secretary (5)
Salary$44,206 - $93,628  
Bonus$1,083 - $7,139  
Profit Disbursement$1,069 - $9,489  
Total Pay$49,786 - $102,815  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Gibson Dunn and Crutcher for between five and 10 years earn approximately $58K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (45 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of about $77K annually.


Residents of Washington, DC pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $85K per year; other top-paying cities include New York, N.Y. (around $69K) and the company's headquarter city of Los Angeles, Calif. ($66K). Gibson Dunn and Crutcher workers in District of Columbia earn the most — $85K annually on average.


Legal Secretaries represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $77K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have an Associate's Degree make the most here, hauling in $71K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Client Interaction; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $85K per year. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; approximately two in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Word, Drafting Correspondence, and Document Preparation.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of employees have paid vacation, and only about a fifth of respondents can take paid time off for illness. A fair number of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Gibson Dunn and Crutcher provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and most workers do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.

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Key Stats for Gibson Dunn and Crutcher


80 %
20 %
$54,000 - $79,457
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
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