Associate Attorney in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Associate Attorney in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $100,960 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, Intellectual Property (IP), and Legal Compliance. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$64,098 - $185,476
$64K
$100K
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MEDIAN: $100,960
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$64,098 - $185,476  
   
Bonus
$1,479 - $25,342  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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$65,169 - $203,568  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
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Key Stats for Associate Attorney

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Associate Attorney Salaries

▲61%

Experienced
▲48%

National Average
$101,000

▼17%

Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries

Negotiation
▲67%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲63%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲63%

Legal Compliance
▲21%


National Average
$101,000


Legal Document Review
▼21%


Contract Negotiation
▼22%

Technical Writing
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 18%