The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Austin, Texas is $79,331 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Legal Compliance, Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Regulatory Compliance.

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MEDIAN: $79,330
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$58,065 - $223,491  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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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
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 88%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

National Average
$81,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 153%

Negotiation
up arrow 67%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 57%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 17%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$81,000

Case Management
up arrow 3%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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