Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $83,178 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, Legal Compliance, Research Analysis, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Insurance.
Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$49,148 - $165,104
(Median)
49K
83K
120K
170K
MEDIAN: $83,177
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Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$17.22 - $175.00
(Median)
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41
120
180
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,148 - $165,104  
   
Bonus
$1.14 - $29,003  
Profit Sharing
$35.75 - $24,468  
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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$49,186 - $184,789  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 224
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$17.22 - $175.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$1.14 - $29,003  
   
Profit Sharing
$35.75 - $24,468  
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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$49,186 - $184,789  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | 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.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 59%
Late-Career
up arrow 58%
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 47%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 38%
Research Analysis
up arrow 33%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 31%
Insurance
up arrow 23%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 17%
Negotiation
up arrow 9%
Client Interaction
up arrow 7%
National Average
$85,000
Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 1%
Legal Research
up arrow 2%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 25%
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