Attorneys in Los Angeles, Calif. see excellent average salaries — about $101K annually. Total cash compensation for Los Angeles Attorneys runs from $59K to $215K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $32K and profit sharing that can reach almost $14K. Most Attorneys in Los Angeles report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Los Angeles Attorneys who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 57 percent. Most enjoy medical while one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over a third. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,395 - $187,667
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MEDIAN: $101,153
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$20.61 - $351.17
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$979 - $31,809  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,000  
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$59,184 - $214,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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$20.61 - $351.17  
   
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$50.00  
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$979 - $31,809  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,000  
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$59,184 - $214,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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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
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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 is an important factor influencing the compensation of Attorneys in Los Angeles. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $81K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $114K. Attorneys in Los Angeles, Calif. see a median salary of $167K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $204K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
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Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries




National Average
$103,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries



Legal Compliance
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National Average
$103,000





Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 12%


Technical Writing
up arrow 30%

Spanish Language
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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