Assistant District Attorney Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Assistant District Attorney is $53,646 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.
Assistant District Attorney Total Pay (?
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$38,410 - $82,976
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National Salary Data

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$38,410 - $82,976  
   
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$0.00 - $9,814  
Total Pay (?
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$38,153 - $84,529  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 192
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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.

Pay Difference By Location

Philadelphia
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New York
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National Average
$54,000
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Experience Affects Assistant District Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 83%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$54,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 6%
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