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Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $121,281 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Tax Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Leadership.
Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$61,337 - $218,666
(Median)
61K
88K
120K
160K
220K
MEDIAN: $121,281
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Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$48.41 - $364.29
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $193.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$61,337 - $218,666  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,116  
Profit Sharing
$315.11 - $79,733  
Commission
$20,000 - $100,000  
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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$66,097 - $336,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$48.41 - $364.29  
   
Overtime
$29.62 - $309.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,116  
   
Commission
$20,000 - $100,000  
Profit Sharing
$315.11 - $79,733  
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).
)
$66,097 - $336,963  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 31%
Dallas
up arrow 28%
Washington
up arrow 27%
Los Angeles
up arrow 18%
up arrow 14%
Austin
up arrow 13%
Chicago
up arrow 11%
Columbus
up arrow 10%
Boston
up arrow 7%
San Diego
up arrow 4%
Denver
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
National Average
$132,000
Philadelphia
up arrow 1%
Seattle
up arrow 5%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 54%
Leadership
up arrow 20%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%
Insurance
up arrow 2%
Research Analysis
up arrow 2%
Negotiation
0%
National Average
$132,000
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%
Case Management
up arrow 8%
Technical Writing
up arrow 9%
Legal Research
up arrow 10%
litigation
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 381 votes.

Gender

Female
32%
female alumni
 
Male
68%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 30%