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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California is $83,623 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, Litigation Case Management, and Legal Document Review.

$58,907 - $157,522
(Median)
$59K
$84K
$160K
MEDIAN: $83,623
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90%

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$24.24 - $302.01
(Median)
$24
$50
$300
MEDIAN: $49.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,907 - $157,522  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,933  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $45,000  
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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$59,313 - $185,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 295
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $302.01  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,933  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $45,000  
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).
)
$59,313 - $185,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 30%


National Average
$89,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 112%



Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Insurance
up arrow 10%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

National Average
$89,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%



Technical Writing
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 21%
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