Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) earns an average salary of $96,549 per year. A skill in Real Estate is associated with high pay for this job.
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$50,636 - $199,075
$51K
$97K
$200K
MEDIAN: $97,040
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50%
90%

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$20.07 - $257.60
$20
$63
$260
MEDIAN: $62.93
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$0$246K
Salary $50,636 - $199,075
Bonus $811 - $50,167
Profit Sharing $0.50 - $104,762
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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$52,791 - $246,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 327
Hourly Data $0$257
Hourly Rate $20.07 - $257.60
Hourly Tips $100.00
Overtime $18.00
Annual Data $0$246K
Bonus $811 - $50,167
Profit Sharing $0.50 - $104,762
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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$52,791 - $246,291
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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Job Description for Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm)

The position of a criminal attorney, or lawyer for a law firm, requires a great deal of mental capability and the ability to work well with others, as these attorneys represent their clients in a court of law to present the best case possible for the client's benefit. These include court cases, pretrial hearings, conferences for settlements, and more.

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Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) Tasks

  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liablility, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.

Common Career Paths for Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm)


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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm)

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 148 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 67 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $151,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $102,660

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm)

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲44%

Mid-Career
▲11%

National Average
$103,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer, (Law Firm) Salaries

Real Estate
▲85%

National Average
$103,000

Leadership
▼7%

Litigation Case Management
▼25%

Legal Research
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
no benefits
None: 21%
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