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Assistant Attorney General Salary

For Assistant Attorney Generals, yearly average wages total $69K annually. Compensation ranges between $49K and $104K per year. Men working as Assistant Attorney Generals who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.
$49,818 - $103,976
MEDIAN: $69,144

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National Salary Data (?
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$49,818 - $103,976  
$0.00 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$494.35 - $1,850  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$48,888 - $104,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Common Career Paths for Assistant Attorney General

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Typically, Assistant Attorney Generals go on to take higher-end positions such as Attorney. Average pay for Attorneys is $80K.

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Assistant Attorney Generals report a focused set of job skills. Litigation Case Management and Legal Research are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Those listing Legal Research as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Attorney General

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Assistant Attorney Generals. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $59K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $66K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $82K. Assistant Attorney Generals who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $90K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Attorney General Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Assistant Attorney General Salaries

National Average

Litigation Case Management
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Legal Research
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.


43 %
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 5%