Attorney / Lawyer Salary with litigation skills (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer with litigation skills earns an average salary of $81,222 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Attorney / Lawyer with litigation skills Total Pay (?
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$47,133 - $147,042
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $81,221
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Attorney / Lawyer with litigation skills Total Pay (?
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$11.63 - $259.12
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$47,133 - $147,042  
   
Bonus
$805 - $30,639  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $234,891  
Commission
$2,948 - $26,451  
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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$48,741 - $175,596  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $259.12  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$805 - $30,639  
   
Commission
$2,948 - $26,451  
Profit Sharing
$1,987 - $234,891  
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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$48,741 - $175,596  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 265
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer with litigation skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
$88,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 20%
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