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Average Salary for Office of the Attorney General Employees

An average Office of the Attorney General employee can expect to make $55K annually. Where you live plays the largest role in compensation at Office of the Attorney General, but your job title and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Office of the Attorney General typically pays:
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Office of Attorney General

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Residents of Hartford, Conn. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $120K per year; other top-paying cities include Phoenix, Ariz. ($62K) and Austin, Texas (around $30K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Office of the Attorney General the most — $135K annually on average.


Earning about $120K per year on average, Attorneys receive the most money, followed by Assistant Attorney Generals ($95K) and Legal Secretaries ($32K).

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $55K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $30K per year. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of about $85K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks ($83K per year) than those without credentials. Earning a Paralegal Certificate Holder certification garners significant financial rewards of around $37K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a law degree; Office of the Attorney General awards approximately $100K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Customer Relationship Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $63K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Office of the Attorney General is Drafting Correspondence; one in eight of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Litigation Case Management, Microsoft Word, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Office of the Attorney General, including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The company allows the larger part of workers to take paid time off for vacation, but only half of respondents get paid sick leave. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of survey participants, and a solid majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, a defined benefit retirement plan, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Office of the Attorney General


60 %
40 %
$25,736 - $73,698
$24,161 - $91,325
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 8 votes.
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