Attorney / Lawyer Salary in San Diego, California

An Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $84,049 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, and Negotiation.

$58,954 - $157,085
(Median)
$59K
$84K
$160K
MEDIAN: $84,049
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$24.24 - $304.10
(Median)
$24
$50
$300
MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,954 - $157,085  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,115  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $45,302  
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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$59,597 - $188,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 298
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $304.10  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,115  
   
Profit Sharing
$795 - $45,302  
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).
)
$59,597 - $188,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 26%


National Average
$90,000


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

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 110%



Legal Document Review
up arrow 9%

Insurance
up arrow 8%


Client Interaction
0%

Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$90,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%



Technical Writing
up arrow 22%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 22%
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