Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary (United States)

A Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $121,667 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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$61,385 - $225,264
(Median)
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230K
MEDIAN: $121,667
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Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$48.56 - $357.90
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $196.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$61,385 - $225,264  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,321  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $79,733  
Commission
$10,137 - $113,427  
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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$66,428 - $349,824  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,434
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$48.56 - $357.90  
   
Overtime
$37.34 - $306.39  
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.
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,321  
   
Commission
$10,137 - $113,427  
Profit Sharing
$964 - $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).
)
$66,428 - $349,824  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,434
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
up arrow 33%
Dallas
up arrow 31%
Washington
up arrow 29%
Los Angeles
up arrow 19%
Houston
up arrow 18%
up arrow 15%
Chicago
up arrow 12%
Tampa
up arrow 9%
Columbus
up arrow 9%
San Diego
up arrow 3%
Atlanta
up arrow 3%
Denver
up arrow 2%
Philadelphia
0%
National Average
$134,000
Seattle
up arrow 4%
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 53%
Leadership
up arrow 17%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%
Insurance
up arrow 2%
National Average
$134,000
Negotiation
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
up arrow 3%
Client Interaction
up arrow 7%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%
Case Management
up arrow 8%
Technical Writing
up arrow 9%
Legal Research
up arrow 10%
litigation
up arrow 23%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 425 votes.
Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 30%
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