Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Salary (United States)

An Experienced Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $108,005 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Leadership, Contract Negotiation, and Regulatory Compliance.
Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$61,721 - $187,271
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $108,004
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Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$35.68 - $279.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $113.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$61,721 - $187,271  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $42,253  
Profit Sharing
$1,981 - $74,108  
Commission
$-0.49 - $67,871  
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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$65,433 - $241,495  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$35.68 - $279.05  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $372.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$0.00 - $42,253  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $67,871  
Profit Sharing
$1,981 - $74,108  
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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$65,433 - $241,495  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,251
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Pay Difference By Location
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Atlanta
up arrow 14%
Seattle
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Miami
up arrow 6%
Denver
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San Diego
0%
National Average
$118,000
Philadelphia
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Boston
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Skills That Affect Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 40%
Leadership
up arrow 17%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 12%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%
Research Analysis
up arrow 3%
Client Interaction
0%
Negotiation
0%
Technical Writing
0%
National Average
$118,000
Insurance
up arrow 1%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 7%
litigation
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 801 votes.
Gender
Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 25%
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