Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $88,035 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Insurance, Contract Negotiation, Regulatory Compliance, Litigation Case Management, and Legal Compliance.

$49,637 - $178,578
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$88K
$180K
MEDIAN: $87,729
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$14.79 - $248.32
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$36
$250
MEDIAN: $36.00
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,637 - $178,578  
   
Bonus
$551 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$1,120 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
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$48,944 - $197,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $248.32  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$551 - $29,361  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,120 - $19,866  
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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$48,944 - $197,837  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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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 $75,000 based on 52 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 $109,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 22 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 $150,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲67%

▲22%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$90,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Insurance
▲30%

Contract Negotiation
▲19%

Regulatory Compliance
▲17%


Legal Compliance
▲14%

Research Analysis
▲10%

Technical Writing
▲9%

National Average
$90,000


Negotiation
▼7%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 17%
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