Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (United States)

A Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $88,782 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Intellectual Property (IP) and Regulatory Compliance.
Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$54,872 - $147,075
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $88,782
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Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$29.56 - $251.68
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $56.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$54,872 - $147,075  
   
Bonus
$99.16 - $25,185  
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $20,977  
Commission
$604 - $48,930  
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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$57,672 - $165,831  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,559
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$150$300$450
Hourly Rate
$29.56 - $251.68  
   
Overtime
$0.41 - $436.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$300K$600K$900K
Bonus
$99.16 - $25,185  
   
Commission
$604 - $48,930  
Profit Sharing
$1,900 - $20,977  
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).
)
$57,672 - $165,831  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,559
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Dallas
up arrow 12%
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Boston
up arrow 11%
Miami
up arrow 9%
Tampa
up arrow 7%
Philadelphia
up arrow 6%
Houston
up arrow 4%
Seattle
up arrow 4%
Atlanta
up arrow 4%
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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 49%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 27%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%
litigation
up arrow 5%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%
Insurance
up arrow 3%
Negotiation
0%
National Average
$96,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Leadership
up arrow 1%
Client Interaction
up arrow 4%
Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 19%
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