Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Salary

Attorneys in Denver, Colo. can expect to earn an average of $93K per year. Women account for the majority of Attorneys in Denver who responded to the questionnaire — 60 percent to be exact. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,234 - $187,754
$55K
$93K
$190K
MEDIAN: $92,847
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50%
90%

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$40.62 - $56.53
$52
MEDIAN: $52.36
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$0$237K
Salary $55,234 - $187,754
Bonus $0.00 - $32,681
Profit Sharing $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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$57,407 - $211,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 87
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $52.36
Annual Data $0$237K
Bonus $0.00 - $32,681
Profit Sharing $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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$57,407 - $211,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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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
3.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 29 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 17 salaries.

Attorney / Lawyer Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Denver?

Attorney / Lawyer in Denver:
Pros: It's a young, vibrant city. Plenty of stuff to do. Lots of outdoors opportunities within 30-45 minutes.
Cons: The traffic. It's expensive. People are always moving in from California, Texas, New York, Chicago, etc., driving up rent.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

▲7%

National Average
$98,000

▼4%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Case Management
▲3%

▲3%

Contract Negotiation
▲2%

Insurance
▲1%


National Average
$98,000

Technical Writing
▼3%

Leadership
▼3%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▼5%

Legal Document Review
▼6%



Regulatory Compliance
▼26%

Research Analysis
▼27%

Legal Compliance
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 16%
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