Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles Salary

Attorneys in Los Angeles enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($110K) annually. Total incomes of Los Angeles Attorneys incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $30K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $60K and $230K. Male Attorneys in Los Angeles, Calif. are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 62 percent of professionals. Work is enjoyable for Los Angeles Attorneys, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — just under a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and nearly one-half have dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$60,157 - $200,767
$60K
$110K
$200K
MEDIAN: $110,151
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50%
90%

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$20.37 - $391.49
$20
$82
$390
MEDIAN: $82.50
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$0$230K
Salary $60,157 - $200,767
Bonus $977 - $30,201
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,033
Total Pay (?
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$59,612 - $230,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 218
Hourly Data $0$391
Hourly Rate $20.37 - $391.49
Overtime $34.50
Annual Data $0$230K
Bonus $977 - $30,201
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $10,033
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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$59,612 - $230,098
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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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 $82,000 based on 122 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 $117,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $167,000 based on 53 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 $212,000 based on 29 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲87%

▲47%

▲3%

National Average
$113,000

▼28%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲28%


Legal Compliance
▲8%

Regulatory Compliance
▲7%

▲2%


▲2%

National Average
$113,000







Intellectual Property (IP)
▼21%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 23%
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