Assistant City Attorney Salary

The average salary for an Assistant City Attorney is $76,386 per year.

$55,551 - $131,344
$56K
$78K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,302
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Salary $55,551 - $131,344
Bonus $0.00
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$56,124 - $130,883
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Assistant City Attorney

An assistant city attorney is a lawyer who prosecutes cases in local court, typically assisting the main city attorney or prosecutor. They are generally responsible for trying smaller cases and/or handling regular traffic or misdemeanor dockets. The city or district attorney may use assistant city attorneys to assist on larger cases as well, with the assistant organizing evidence, scheduling and conducting interviews, and facilitating open communication between the prosecutor's office and any defense attorneys. Other tasks that may be performed by the assistant city attorney include ensuring subpoenas are served, ensuring witnesses are interviewed and participating in the jury selection process. If a particular area of a case falls within an assistant city attorney's specialization, he or she may present parts of the case or perform cross examinations as well.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant City Attorney

Pay by Experience for an Assistant City Attorney has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant City Attorney with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant City Attorney with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Assistant City Attorney which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 15 salaries. An Assistant City Attorney with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Assistant City Attorney

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Assistant City Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 3%
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