Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Salary

Pay for Denver Attorneys sits in the ballpark of $89K annually. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and approximately half have dental coverage, roughly one in five claim no health benefits at all. Women make up a slight majority of Attorneys in Denver, Colo. (57 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Attorneys in Denver. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$49,579 - $162,619
$50K
$89K
$160K
MEDIAN: $88,509
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$45.67 - $85.00
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MEDIAN: $50.87
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Salary
$49,579 - $162,619  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,441  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$51,293 - $182,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Hourly Rate
$50.87  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,441  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$51,293 - $182,638  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $72K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $93K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $104K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $106K.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

▲12%

▼0%

National Average
$93,000

▼23%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲9%

Case Management
▲8%

Contract Negotiation
▲7%

Insurance
▲7%


Technical Writing
▲2%

Leadership
▲2%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▼0%

National Average
$93,000

Legal Document Review
▼1%



Research Analysis
▼23%

Regulatory Compliance
▼23%

Legal Compliance
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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