Median pay for Attorneys in Denver lies in the neighborhood of $82K annually. Work is enjoyable for Denver Attorneys, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Attorneys in Denver, Colo. (52 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by roughly one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$48,767 - $157,518
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$49K
$82K
$160K
MEDIAN: $82,496
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MEDIAN: $55.00
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Salary
$48,767 - $157,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,315  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,276 - $169,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Hourly Rate
$55.00  
   
Overtime
$300.00  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,315  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$50,276 - $169,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $70K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $91K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $107K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $103K.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 19%


National Average
$87,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Negotiation
up arrow 19%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 16%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 15%

Insurance
up arrow 14%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Leadership
up arrow 9%

Case Management
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

National Average
$87,000

Legal Research
up arrow 3%


Research Analysis
up arrow 19%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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