The average pay for an Experienced Associate Attorney is $101,620 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Spanish Language, Technical Writing, Legal Compliance, and Complex Litigation Case Management.

$66,640 - $160,812
(Median)
$67K
$100K
$160K
MEDIAN: $101,619
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$45.00 - $110.00
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MEDIAN: $86.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$66,640 - $160,812  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $19,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,137  
Commission
$20,952  
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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$69,471 - $174,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 211
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$86.71  
   
Overtime
$63.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$250.00 - $19,000  
   
Commission
$20,952  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,137  
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).
)
$69,471 - $174,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 97%

Spanish Language
up arrow 30%

Technical Writing
up arrow 23%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 22%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 13%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Legal Document Review
0%

National Average
$105,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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