Attorney / Lawyer in Milwaukee Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin earns an average salary of $79,843 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Complex Litigation Case Management and Client Interaction.

$50,684 - $147,949
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$150K
MEDIAN: $78,908
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$50,684 - $147,949  
   
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$7,500  
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$50,576 - $151,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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About Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
600,154
Male:
286,315 (47.7%)
Female:
313,839 (52.3%)
Milwaukee (/mɪlˈwɔːkiː/, /ˈmwɔːki/) is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The county seat of Milwaukee County, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. According to the 2010 census, Milwaukee has a population of 594,833. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee–Racine–Waukesha Metropolitan Area with a population of 2,043,904 as of an official 2014 estimate. The first Europeans to pass through the area were French Catholic missionaries and fur traders. In 1818, the French Canadian explorer Solomon Juneau settled in the area, and in 1846 Juneau's town combined with two neighboring towns to incorporate as the City of Milwaukee. Large numbers of German immigrants helped increase the city's population during the 1840s, with Poles and other immigrants arriving in the following decades. Known for its brewing traditions, major new additions to the city include the Milwaukee Riverwalk, the...
Milwaukee:
$37,495
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$802
Milwaukee:
$114,000
Wisconsin:
$168,300
5.7%

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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 $68,000 based on 12 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 $87,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 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 $89,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲41%

Client Interaction
▲19%

Negotiation
▲9%

National Average
$78,000

Litigation Case Management
▼14%

Legal Research
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 31%
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