An Attorney / Lawyer in Austin, Texas earns an average salary of $80,754 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Compliance, Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Regulatory Compliance. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$56,078 - $192,159
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MEDIAN: $80,754
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$56,078 - $192,159  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $123,291  
Profit Sharing
$11,500  
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$56,998 - $221,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
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1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 82%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

National Average
$84,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 145%

Negotiation
up arrow 62%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 52%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 13%

National Average
$84,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Legal Research
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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