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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $76,482 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, Contract Negotiation, and Insurance.
$46,199 - $154,016
(Median)
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110K
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MEDIAN: $76,481
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$12.50 - $175.00
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$46,199 - $154,016  
   
Bonus
$518 - $25,482  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $15,000  
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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$45,659 - $168,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$12.50 - $175.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$518 - $25,482  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $15,000  
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).
)
$45,659 - $168,667  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%

Experienced
up arrow 48%


National Average
$81,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 53%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 45%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 34%

Insurance
up arrow 23%

Technical Writing
up arrow 7%

National Average
$81,000

Case Management
up arrow 1%


Client Interaction
up arrow 11%

Legal Research
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 16%