Entry-Level Associate Attorney (Law Firm) Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Associate Attorney (Law Firm) is $67,921 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Associate Attorney (Law Firm) Salary (?
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$43,958 - $132,296
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $67,920
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Entry-Level Associate Attorney (Law Firm) Salary (?
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$14.38 - $49.47
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,958 - $132,296  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $14,702  
Profit Sharing
$1,077 - $20,426  
Commission
$967 - $12,671  
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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$43,846 - $137,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,858
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $49.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $41.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.10 - $14,702  
   
Commission
$967 - $12,671  
Profit Sharing
$1,077 - $20,426  
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).
)
$43,846 - $137,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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San Francisco
up arrow 41%
Houston
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Los Angeles
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Philadelphia
up arrow 15%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
Boston
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Miami
0%
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$70,000
Chicago
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Associate Attorney (Law Firm) Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 51%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Technical Writing
0%
Negotiation
0%
National Average
$70,000
Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 20%