Denver Attorneys take home an average $84K per year. While some workers in this profession — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and approximately half have dental insurance. Women make up a slight majority of Attorneys in Denver (56 percent) survey respondents. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

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$50,276 - $171,591  
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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...
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Colorado:
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$1,094
Denver:
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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.


For Attorneys in Denver, Colo., more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $71K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $92K. Experienced professionals — those with 10 to 20 years in the field — see salaries in the six-figure territory, securing around $101K on average. Attorneys in Denver who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $104K on average.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
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Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%



National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 15%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 14%

Leadership
up arrow 7%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

National Average
$88,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 4%


Insurance
up arrow 6%



Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 18%

Research Analysis
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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