Assistant Attorney General Salary

Assistant Attorney Generals in the United States take home an average $74K per year. Residence and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Assistant Attorney Generals enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Male Assistant Attorney Generals are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent.

$52,303 - $111,697
$52K
$74K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,923
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Salary $52,303 - $111,697
Bonus $500
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$52,464 - $111,404
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 61

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Job Description for Assistant Attorney General

Attorney generals are attorneys who work on behalf of the United States government. Assistant attorney generals work under the supervision of attorney generals, undertaking a similar range of job duties. The office of the attorney general handles high-profile criminal cases, large law suits regarding environmental issues, and civil cases filed against the state or federal government. In preparation for these cases, assistant attorney generals attend coordination meetings with the attorney general and other members of the attorney general's office.

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A lot of Assistant Attorney Generals move on to become Attorneys, that group gets paid a slightly higher $81K on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Attorney General

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Attorney General has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Attorney General with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Attorney General with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Assistant Attorney General which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 16 salaries. An Assistant Attorney General with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assistant Attorney General

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Assistant Attorney General Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Assistant Attorney General Salaries

Legal Research
▲21%

National Average
$74,000

Litigation Case Management
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 3%
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