Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $89,372 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, and Contract Negotiation.
Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (?
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$55,611 - $147,925
(Median)
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120K
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MEDIAN: $89,372
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Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (?
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$29.55 - $243.74
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MEDIAN: $55.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,611 - $147,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,228  
Profit Sharing
$1,933 - $24,027  
Commission
$245.11 - $50,069  
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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$58,252 - $165,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$29.55 - $243.74  
   
Overtime
$0.50 - $325.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,228  
   
Commission
$245.11 - $50,069  
Profit Sharing
$1,933 - $24,027  
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).
)
$58,252 - $165,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 252
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Boston
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Dallas
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Tampa
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Miami
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Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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National Average
$96,000
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 51%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 27%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%
litigation
up arrow 6%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Insurance
up arrow 2%
Leadership
up arrow 1%
Negotiation
0%
National Average
$96,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Client Interaction
up arrow 2%
Technical Writing
up arrow 2%
Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 20%
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