An Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $85,341 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Research Analysis, and Complex Litigation Case Management.

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$24.14 - $204.26
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,047 - $163,149  
   
Bonus
$1,208 - $31,785  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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$55,349 - $199,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$24.14 - $204.26  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$1,208 - $31,785  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$55,349 - $199,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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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
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries




National Average
$89,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 70%

Research Analysis
up arrow 22%


Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%

National Average
$89,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 3%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%



Negotiation
up arrow 17%


Spanish Language
up arrow 23%

Technical Writing
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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