Attorney / Lawyer in Austin, Texas Salary

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.

$57,410 - $203,071
$57K
$83K
$200K
MEDIAN: $83,195
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$49.58 - $57.99
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MEDIAN: $55.43
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Salary
$57,410 - $203,071  
   
Bonus
$970 - $41,022  
Profit Sharing
$23,000  
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$58,982 - $254,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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$55.43  
   
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$970 - $41,022  
   
Profit Sharing
$23,000  
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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$58,982 - $254,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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

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 $74,000 based on 21 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 $82,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 12 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 $152,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$103,000

Mid-Career
▼21%

Entry-Level
▼28%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲98%

Negotiation
▲31%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲23%

National Average
$103,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼9%

Litigation Case Management
▼21%

Case Management
▼23%

Client Interaction
▼24%

Contract Negotiation
▼26%

Legal Research
▼27%

Technical Writing
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 21%
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