Attorney / Lawyer in Raleigh, North Carolina Salary

Earnings for Attorneys in Raleigh, N.C. come in at around $81K annually on average. For the most part, Raleigh Attorneys enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half of Attorneys in Raleigh (68 percent) survey respondents are men. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and just under a half claim dental coverage as well. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$44,900 - $159,770
$45K
$81K
$160K
MEDIAN: $80,531
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$0$159K
Salary $44,900 - $159,770
Bonus $206.08 - $38,783
Profit Sharing $10,500
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$45,100 - $159,889
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲12%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Negotiation
▲25%

Litigation Case Management
▲25%

National Average
$82,000

Client Interaction
▼2%

Case Management
▼7%

Legal Research
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 28%
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