Associate Attorney in Los Angeles Salary

An Associate Attorney in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $83,916 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management and Technical Writing.

$59,092 - $147,036
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MEDIAN: $85,254
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$59,092 - $147,036  
   
Bonus
$151.01 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$4,422  
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$61,056 - $159,946  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Attorney

Pay by Experience for an Associate Attorney has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate Attorney with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate Attorney with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Associate Attorney which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $149,000 based on 17 salaries. An Associate Attorney with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $153,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Associate Attorney

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Associate Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
▲74%

Experienced
▲70%

▲36%

National Average
$88,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries


Technical Writing
▲11%

Negotiation
▲6%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲6%



Insurance
▲3%

Legal Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$88,000


Legal Document Review
▼3%

Contract Negotiation
▼14%

Spanish Language
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 19%
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