When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K per year) can be spotted in Hartford, Conn.; St. Paul, Minn. (approximately $66K), Phoenix, Ariz. ($62K), and Austin, Texas (about $30K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in California, where the average salary is $135K annually.
Attorneys are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing around $120K per year; Assistant Attorney Generals are next on the list, bringing in close to about $92K, followed by Legal Secretaries earning $32K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $30K annually. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $42K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Office of the Attorney General folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $76K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $77K per year for Licensed Lawyers; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Paralegal Certificate Holder is rewarded with median pay of approximately $37K annually. The best paid folks at Office of the Attorney General have a law degree, earning around $97K per year.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $65K annually. Litigation Case Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; one-tenth of Office of the Attorney General's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Office Administration, Microsoft Word, and Drafting Correspondence.
Benefits and Perks
Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Paid vacation days are a given for a majority of survey participants, but Office of the Attorney General rewards only one-half of survey participants with paid sick leave. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are life insurance, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, flexible hours, and a defined benefit retirement plan.