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Assistant District Attorney Salary

The average salary for an Assistant District Attorney is $55,443 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$39,481 - $85,718
(Median)
$39K
$55K
$86K
MEDIAN: $55,442
10%
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$39,481 - $85,718  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,045  
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).
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$39,389 - $88,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 210

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Job Description for Assistant District Attorney

  • Prepare and organize materials for cases.
  • Evaluate cases and determine course of action.
  • Interview and advise witnesses.
  • Prosecute felonies and misdemeanors.
  • Act as representative of the court in a variety of settings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant District Attorney

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

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Experience Affects Assistant District Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 94%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 6%
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