Attorney / Lawyer with Leadership Skills Salary

The average Attorney with Leadership skills earns approximately $91K per year. Total cash compensation to Attorneys with Leadership skills approaches anywhere from $53K on the lower end to $228K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $33K from bonuses and upwards of $58K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Attorneys with Leadership skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — close to one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and just over a half receive dental plans. Male Attorneys with Leadership skills are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 56 percent of the field. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$50,238 - $194,953
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$91K
$190K
MEDIAN: $91,337
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$18.55 - $250.83
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MEDIAN: $59.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$50,238 - $194,953  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $32,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $58,175  
Commission
$18,000  
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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$52,547 - $227,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 395
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$18.55 - $250.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.58  
Overtime
$122.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $32,500  
   
Commission
$18,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $58,175  
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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$52,547 - $227,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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


Attorneys with Leadership skills with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $67K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $102K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $125K. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $147K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $96,775

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Attorneys with Leadership skills in Miami enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 83 percent above the national average. Attorneys with Leadership skills will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+50 percent), Seattle (+26 percent), Washington (+22 percent), and Las Vegas (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Attorneys with Leadership skills in Atlanta earning a whopping 31 percent below the national average. Workers in Indianapolis and Houston earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (30 percent less and 22 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲52%

▲29%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$97,000

▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 63 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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