Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Denver, Colorado (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $82,051 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Leadership, Contract Negotiation, Regulatory Compliance, Legal Compliance, and Research Analysis. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Total Pay (?
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$48,714 - $149,634
(Median)
49K
82K
110K
150K
MEDIAN: $82,051
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Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Total Pay (?
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$20.00 - $275.00
(Median)
150
280
MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,714 - $149,634  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,807  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $10,000  
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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$50,269 - $169,580  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $275.00  
   
Overtime
$34.75 - $77.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,807  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $10,000  
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).
)
$50,269 - $169,580  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 225
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%
Experienced
up arrow 42%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 87%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 44%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 43%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 22%
Research Analysis
up arrow 10%
Negotiation
up arrow 5%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%
Client Interaction
up arrow 3%
Case Management
up arrow 3%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%
Legal Research
0%
National Average
$86,000
Insurance
up arrow 4%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 20%
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