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Assistant Attorney General Salary

Earnings for Assistant Attorney Generals in the United States come in at around $70K annually on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $49K to $108K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Most Assistant Attorney Generals like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men working as Assistant Attorney Generals who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,736 - $107,773
MEDIAN: $69,998

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$49,736 - $107,773  
$0.00 - $15,101  
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$483.87 - $1,017  
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).
$49,074 - $108,242  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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Assistant Attorney Generals often end up in upper-level roles like Attorney. Attorneys bring home $81K annually on average.

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Survey takers who work as Assistant Attorney Generals typically report just a few professional skills. Litigation Case Management and Legal Research are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Legal Research and Litigation Case Management, on the other hand, are typically associated with much lower pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Attorney General

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

For Assistant Attorney Generals, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $59K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $67K on average. For Assistant Attorney Generals, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $84K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $87K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Attorney General Salaries

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Skills That Affect Assistant Attorney General Salaries

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Litigation Case Management
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Legal Research
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


42 %
58 %

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: 95% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 3%