Attorney / Lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri is $69,500 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management and Contract Negotiation. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$38,791 - $144,259
$39K
$71K
$140K
MEDIAN: $71,282
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$38,791 - $144,259  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $25,168  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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$39,448 - $155,092  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis city, Missouri
315,685
Male:
153,026 (48.5%)
Female:
162,659 (51.5%)
St. Louis (/seɪnt ˈluːɪs/) is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, on the border with Illinois. The city has an estimated 2015 population of 315,685, and is the cultural and economic center of the Greater St. Louis area, which is home to 2,916,447 people, and is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States. Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. The city of St. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France. The area was ceded to Spain following France's defeat in the Seven Years' War (the area east of the Mississippi was ceded to Britain). In 1800, Spanish Louisiana was retroceded back to France. In 1803, the United States acquired...
St. Louis:
$38,397
Missouri:
$50,238
$767
St. Louis:
$130,800
Missouri:
$147,800
6.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $116,000 based on 7 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $146,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲110%

Experienced
▲67%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$70,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲74%

Contract Negotiation
▲17%

Technical Writing
▲2%

National Average
$70,000

Legal Research
▼1%

Negotiation
▼1%

Litigation Case Management
▼17%

Research Analysis
▼19%

Case Management
▼21%

Legal Compliance
▼21%

Client Interaction
▼28%

Legal Document Review
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 11%
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