An Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $86,810 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Insurance, Regulatory Compliance, Legal Compliance, Technical Writing, and Contract Negotiation.

$48,981 - $176,591
(Median)
$49K
$87K
$180K
MEDIAN: $86,810
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$14.79 - $248.32
(Median)
$15
$28
$250
MEDIAN: $27.00
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$48,981 - $176,591  
   
Bonus
$524 - $31,094  
Profit Sharing
$557 - $19,355  
Commission
$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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$46,641 - $200,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $248.32  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$524 - $31,094  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$557 - $19,355  
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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$46,641 - $200,102  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 85%


Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 23%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 20%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 17%

Technical Writing
up arrow 16%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 15%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 15%

Research Analysis
up arrow 13%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$88,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 10%

Client Interaction
up arrow 12%

Negotiation
up arrow 14%

Case Management
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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