Average Salary for Office of the Attorney General Employees

The average employee at Office of the Attorney General takes home $43K annually. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Office of the Attorney General workers, followed by what you do at the company and where you live. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $40K per year. Overall, the greater share of Office of the Attorney General folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $37K annually.


Assistant Attorney Generals are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $82K per year; Legal Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $36K annually.


Office of the Attorney General workers in Washington earn the most — about $69K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make around $96K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Paralegal Certificate Holder is rewarded with median pay of approximately $36K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) at Office of the Attorney General come out on top, and their salaries approach about $63K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Litigation Case Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $57K per year. Folks here also tend to know Legal Research; on the survey, approximately one in four of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Customer Relationship Management, Microsoft Office, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of survey participants receive paid vacation, and only 42 percent get sick leave. Office of the Attorney General workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Perks cover health insurance for most respondents and dental coverage for a strong majority of respondents. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a company cell phone, life insurance, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Office of the Attorney General


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36 %
$30,946 - $53,062
$41,270 - $67,940

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
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