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Assistant District Attorney Salary

The average salary for an Assistant District Attorney is $55,203 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.

$39,371 - $85,718
MEDIAN: $55,203

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$39,371 - $85,718  
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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).
$39,282 - $88,731  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


39 %
61 %

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