Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles Salary

An Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $80,470 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, and Case Management.

$51,823 - $123,174
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MEDIAN: $80,470
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$10.14 - $303.04
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MEDIAN: $29.48
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,823 - $123,174  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $15,205  
Profit Sharing
$5,250  
Total Pay (?
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$51,143 - $125,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $303.04  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$309.13 - $15,205  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,250  
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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$51,143 - $125,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲32%

Contract Negotiation
▲12%

Negotiation
▲12%

Case Management
▲10%

Technical Writing
▲8%

Litigation Case Management
▲2%

Client Interaction
▲1%

Research Analysis
▲1%

National Average
$82,000

Legal Research
▼3%

Insurance
▼8%

Legal Document Review
▼22%

Leadership
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 21%
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