Attorney / Lawyer in Nashville, Tennessee Salary

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Nashville, Tennessee is $80,049 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Contract Negotiation and Legal Document Review.

$50,335 - $188,938
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MEDIAN: $80,049
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$36.94 - $101.74
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MEDIAN: $44.00
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$50,335 - $188,938  
   
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$0.00 - $53,500  
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$51,309 - $220,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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$0$80K$160K$240K
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$0.00 - $53,500  
   
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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$51,309 - $220,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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About Nashville, Tennessee

Davidson County, Tennessee
626,681
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. Nashville is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. Thirty-five of the members are elected from single-member districts; five are elected at-large. According to 2015 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 678,889. The "balance"...

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

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲147%

Experienced
▲78%

Mid-Career
▲49%

National Average
$81,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲94%

Legal Document Review
▲90%

National Average
$81,000

Negotiation
▼1%

Legal Research
▼7%

Litigation Case Management
▼8%

Client Interaction
▼12%

Technical Writing
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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