Attorney / Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida earns an average salary of $74,337 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Insurance, Contract Negotiation, Case Management, and Legal Document Review. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$46,369 - $125,208
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MEDIAN: $75,189
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$46,469 - $139,061  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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About Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Broward County, Florida
178,587
Male:
93,948 (52.6%)
Female:
84,639 (47.4%)
Fort Lauderdale /ˌfɔərt ˈlɔːdərdeɪl/ (frequently abbreviated as Ft. Lauderdale) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 28 miles (45 km) north of Miami. It is the county seat of Broward County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 165,521. It is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census. The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C), and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Greater Fort Lauderdale which takes in all of Broward County hosted 12 million visitors in 2012, including 2.8 million international visitors. The city and county in 2012 collected $43.9 million from the 5% bed tax it charges, after hotels in the area recorded an occupancy rate for the year of 72.7 percent and an average daily rate of $114.48. The district has 561...
Fort Lauderdale:
$51,247
Florida:
$49,426
$1,204
Fort Lauderdale:
$308,200
Florida:
$179,800
6.0%

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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 $65,000 based on 38 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 $96,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $147,000 based on 10 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 $135,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
▲84%

Late-Career
▲69%

▲20%

National Average
$80,000

▼19%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Insurance
▲18%

Contract Negotiation
▲16%


Legal Document Review
▲12%

Negotiation
▲1%


National Average
$80,000


Legal Compliance
▼13%

Research Analysis
▼13%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▼14%


Technical Writing
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 23%
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