Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $75,215 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, and Insurance. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary (?
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$46,773 - $150,972
(Median)
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150K
MEDIAN: $75,214
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Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary (?
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$12.77 - $171.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$46,773 - $150,972  
   
Bonus
$511 - $24,747  
Profit Sharing
$3,282 - $9,000  
Total Pay (?
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$45,972 - $164,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 223
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$12.77 - $171.27  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$511 - $24,747  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,282 - $9,000  
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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$45,972 - $164,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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 67%
Experienced
up arrow 48%
Mid-Career
up arrow 28%
National Average
$79,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 49%
Negotiation
up arrow 45%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 35%
Insurance
up arrow 24%
Technical Writing
up arrow 10%
National Average
$79,000
Case Management
up arrow 4%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%
Legal Research
up arrow 20%
Client Interaction
up arrow 27%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 15%
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