An Entry-Level Associate Attorney earns an average salary of $66,048 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP) and Complex Litigation Case Management.

$45,602 - $108,013
(Median)
$46K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $66,048
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$16.00 - $51.16
(Median)
$16
$29
$51
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,602 - $108,013  
   
Bonus
$506 - $14,498  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,178  
Commission
$487.22 - $20,547  
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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$46,032 - $113,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 3,293
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$31$62$93
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $51.16  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $91.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$506 - $14,498  
   
Commission
$487.22 - $20,547  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,178  
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).
)
$46,032 - $113,218  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries






Real Estate
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National Average
$68,000

Negotiation
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Legal Research
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Litigation Case Management
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Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Legal Document Review
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litigation
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Bankruptcy
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 427 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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