An Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $83,626 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Intellectual Property (IP) and Complex Litigation Case Management.

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MEDIAN: $83,626
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$22.50 - $237.50
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$56,498 - $164,037  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $20,226  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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$52,463 - $196,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$22.50 - $237.50  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$1,000 - $20,226  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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$52,463 - $196,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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
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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
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries




National Average
$89,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 72%


Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
0%

National Average
$89,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 2%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%




Spanish Language
up arrow 22%


Technical Writing
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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