An Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $92,626 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$50,774 - $156,725
(Median)
$51K
$93K
$160K
MEDIAN: $92,625
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Salary
$50,774 - $156,725  
   
Bonus
$980 - $25,760  
Profit Sharing
$8,242  
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$51,770 - $179,660  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 24%



National Average
$93,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 20%

Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$93,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%



Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%


Leadership
up arrow 13%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 14%

Legal Research
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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