Average Associate Attorneys in Seattle make around $77K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Nearly one-fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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MEDIAN: $76,694
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Bonus
$690 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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$50,771 - $131,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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$690 - $15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
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$50,771 - $131,416  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
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Experience Affects Associate Attorney Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%


National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 33%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 30%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 24%

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

National Average
$82,000

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 13%

Insurance
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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