The highest paychecks go to Attorneys, who earn $135K per year on average, closely trailed by Assistant Attorney Generals (around $100K) and Legal Assistants ($36K).
Office of the Attorney General workers in California earn the most — about $135K annually on average.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $40K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (44 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $32K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers earn $96K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Paralegal Certificate Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $36K annually. Office of the Attorney General workers who hold a law degree are also well compensated, earning $72K on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Legal Research; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $57K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Office of the Attorney General is Microsoft Office, with somewhere between a fifth and a fourth considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Document Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
Paid vacation days are a given for the larger part of respondents, but Office of the Attorney General rewards only half of respondents with paid sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Office of the Attorney General provides health insurance to a strong majority of respondents, and a solid majority of employees do receive dental coverage. Office of the Attorney General folks also make good use of defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, flexible hours, a defined benefit retirement plan, and tuition reimbursement.