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

An Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $81,792 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, and Legal Compliance. 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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$48,203 - $148,513
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,792
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Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Total Pay (?
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$19.87 - $269.15
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $46.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$48,203 - $148,513  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,685  
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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$49,606 - $174,345  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 237
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $269.15  
   
Overtime
$34.75 - $77.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,685  
   
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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$49,606 - $174,345  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 237
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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 44%
National Average
$86,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Denver, Colorado Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 98%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 44%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 43%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 22%
Client Interaction
up arrow 5%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%
Case Management
up arrow 3%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%
Legal Research
up arrow 1%
Insurance
0%
National Average
$86,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 70 votes.
Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 20%
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