Median pay for Attorneys with Leadership skills lies in the neighborhood of $89K annually. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $35K and $60K, respectively — total cash payment to Attorneys with Leadership skills can bottom out near $51K or peak near $232K depending on individual performance. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Men working as Attorneys with Leadership skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 59 percent. Job satisfaction for Attorneys with Leadership skills is high. Some workers in this field — about a fourth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by approximately half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$49,287 - $191,191
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$190K
MEDIAN: $88,800
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$18.25 - $254.66
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$49,287 - $191,191  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,521  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $59,598  
Commission
$14,000  
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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$51,095 - $232,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 397
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$18.25 - $254.66  
   
Overtime
$196.53  
National Annualized 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.
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,521  
   
Commission
$14,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $59,598  
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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$51,095 - $232,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Attorneys with Leadership skills. Individuals with less than five years' experience take home around $65K. In contrast, though, people who have been on the job for five to 10 years report a six-figure median of $102K. Attorneys with Leadership skills see a median salary of $126K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $153K.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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