Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $121,409 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 Total Pay (?
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$61,335 - $221,996
(Median)
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88K
120K
160K
220K
MEDIAN: $121,408
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Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$47.05 - $363.35
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $197.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$61,335 - $221,996  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,623  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $79,463  
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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$65,858 - $345,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,381
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6K$12K$18K
Hourly Rate
$47.05 - $363.35  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $15,150  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12M$24M$36M
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,623  
   
Commission
$20,000 - $100,000  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $79,463  
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).
)
$65,858 - $345,591  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,381
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Pay Difference By Location

Dallas
up arrow 34%
Washington
up arrow 26%
San Francisco
up arrow 26%
Los Angeles
up arrow 18%
up arrow 14%
Chicago
up arrow 10%
Tampa
up arrow 10%
Boston
up arrow 7%
Houston
up arrow 7%
San Diego
up arrow 5%
Denver
up arrow 3%
Philadelphia
up arrow 1%
Atlanta
up arrow 1%
National Average
$133,000
Seattle
up arrow 5%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 54%
Leadership
up arrow 18%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 6%
Insurance
up arrow 3%
Research Analysis
up arrow 2%
Negotiation
0%
National Average
$133,000
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%
Case Management
up arrow 8%
Technical Writing
up arrow 9%
Legal Research
up arrow 11%
litigation
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

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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%
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