The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Sacramento, California is $87,317 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management and Insurance. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$52,901 - $180,000
$53K
$87K
$180K
MEDIAN: $87,316
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$52,901 - $180,000  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$5,057  
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).
)
$55,591 - $186,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$91,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 63%

Insurance
up arrow 17%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 9%

Negotiation
up arrow 8%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 2%

Litigation Case Management
0%

National Average
$91,000

Legal Research
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 8%

Case Management
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT