The average salary for an Associate Attorney in San Francisco, California is $99,941 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Negotiation, Legal Research, and Legal Compliance. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$61,968 - $146,092
(Median)
$62K
$100K
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MEDIAN: $99,940
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,968 - $146,092  
   
Bonus
$2,250 - $30,521  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$59,676 - $145,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$32.50  
   
Overtime
$48.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,250 - $30,521  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$59,676 - $145,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Experience Affects Associate Attorney Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$103,000


Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 31%

Negotiation
up arrow 28%

Legal Research
up arrow 14%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 11%

Insurance
up arrow 8%

Technical Writing
up arrow 7%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 6%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

National Average
$103,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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