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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $81,302 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, Research Analysis, and Insurance.

$49,501 - $160,989
(Median)
$50K
$81K
$160K
MEDIAN: $81,302
10%
50%
90%

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$19.57 - $153.19
(Median)
$20
$43
$150
MEDIAN: $42.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,501 - $160,989  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,900  
Profit Sharing
$5.14 - $16,768  
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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$50,006 - $180,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $153.19  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,900  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.14 - $16,768  
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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$50,006 - $180,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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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 74%

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 48%

Leadership
up arrow 48%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 33%

Research Analysis
up arrow 19%

Insurance
up arrow 16%

Case Management
up arrow 12%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Intellectual Property (IP)
0%

National Average
$84,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 22%
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