Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $85,206 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Leadership, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Legal Compliance.

$50,830 - $163,800
(Median)
$51K
$85K
$160K
MEDIAN: $85,205
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$24.83 - $151.01
(Median)
$25
$43
$150
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$50,830 - $163,800  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,410  
Profit Sharing
$34.52 - $24,328  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$51,631 - $184,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 217
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$24.83 - $151.01  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,410  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$34.52 - $24,328  
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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$51,631 - $184,641  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 38%


National Average
$89,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 41%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 20%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 14%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

National Average
$89,000

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%

Legal Research
up arrow 12%

Research Analysis
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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