Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $80,995 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership, Legal Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, Case Management, and Insurance.

$49,521 - $162,518
(Median)
$50K
$81K
$160K
MEDIAN: $80,995
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90%

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$17.22 - $150.00
(Median)
$17
$40
$150
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,521 - $162,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $16,638  
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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$49,344 - $181,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.22 - $150.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,799  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $16,638  
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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$49,344 - $181,970  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia

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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 79%

Experienced
up arrow 58%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 49%

Leadership
up arrow 49%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 43%

Case Management
up arrow 30%

Insurance
up arrow 21%

Research Analysis
up arrow 19%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$84,000

Legal Research
up arrow 4%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 23%