The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in St. Louis, Missouri is $67,140 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Contract Negotiation, and Litigation Case Management. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$38,976 - $136,976
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$39K
$67K
$140K
MEDIAN: $67,139
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$38,976 - $136,976  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$10,250  
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$39,998 - $142,560  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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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

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

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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 111%

Experienced
up arrow 72%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$69,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 75%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 17%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 14%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$69,000

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 10%

Client Interaction
up arrow 16%

Case Management
up arrow 21%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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