Attorneys in Phoenix, Ariz. can expect to earn an average of $87K per year. Job satisfaction for Phoenix Attorneys is high. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Attorneys in Phoenix making up 59 percent of survey respondents. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and just under a half have dental, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

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$51K
$87K
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MEDIAN: $86,893
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$993 - $35,318  
Profit Sharing
$2,750  
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$51,070 - $188,255  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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About Phoenix, Arizona

Maricopa County, Arizona
1,563,001
Male:
786,833 (50.3%)
Female:
776,168 (49.7%)
Phoenix (/ˈfiːnᵻks/) is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,563,025 people (as of 2015), Phoenix is the sixth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than 1 million residents. Phoenix is the anchor of the Phoenix metropolitan area, also known as the Valley of the Sun, which in turn is a part of the Salt River Valley. The metropolitan area is the 12th largest by population in the United States, with approximately 4.3 million people as of 2010. In addition, Phoenix is the county seat of Maricopa County and, at 517.9 square miles (1,341 km2), it is the largest city in the state, nearly twice the size of Tucson and one of the largest cities in the United States. Settled in 1867 as an agricultural community near the confluence of the...
Phoenix:
$48,452
Arizona:
$51,492
$922
Phoenix:
$200,800
Arizona:
$194,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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


Attorneys in Phoenix who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $78K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $106K. Attorneys in Phoenix, Ariz. see a median salary of $120K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $207K.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 136%

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 37%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

National Average
$88,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 6%

Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Client Interaction
up arrow 11%

Legal Research
up arrow 14%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 14%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 14%

Insurance
up arrow 16%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 18%

Case Management
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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