Attorney / Lawyer in Sacramento, California Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Sacramento, California is $94,647 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.

$54,039 - $180,000
$54K
$96K
$180K
MEDIAN: $95,732
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$54,039 - $180,000  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $11,150  
Profit Sharing
$3,250  
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$56,837 - $186,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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%

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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 $78,000 based on 36 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 $125,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 8 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 $180,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲87%

Experienced
▲46%

▲30%

National Average
$96,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲47%

Insurance
▲11%

Contract Negotiation
▲4%

Regulatory Compliance
▼0%

National Average
$96,000

Legal Document Review
▼1%

Technical Writing
▼1%

Legal Research
▼3%

Negotiation
▼4%



Research Analysis
▼13%

Case Management
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 14%
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