An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $88,869 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$48,796 - $164,044  
   
Bonus
$10.00 - $45,000  
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $195,743  
Total Pay (?
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$51,893 - $190,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$40.00  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$10.00 - $45,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $195,743  
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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$51,893 - $190,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
431,415
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries



Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$92,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 10%

Complex Litigation Case Management
0%

National Average
$92,000

Insurance
up arrow 1%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%


Contract Negotiation
up arrow 15%


Research Analysis
up arrow 17%


Legal Research
up arrow 21%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 26%

Negotiation
up arrow 27%

Leadership
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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