Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary

A Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $124,689 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Leadership, and Complex Litigation Case Management.

$66,941 - $248,282
(Median)
$67K
$120K
$250K
MEDIAN: $124,689
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$39.84 - $375.22
(Median)
$40
$150
$380
MEDIAN: $151.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Salary
$66,941 - $248,282  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,305  
Profit Sharing
$327.18 - $89,396  
Commission
$28,000  
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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$70,121 - $339,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,405
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$39.84 - $375.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.83  
Overtime
$29.90 - $281.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$0.00 - $51,305  
   
Commission
$28,000  
Profit Sharing
$327.18 - $89,396  
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).
)
$70,121 - $339,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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National Average: $136,530

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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 20%


Leadership
up arrow 16%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 10%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$137,000

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 5%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 6%



Technical Writing
up arrow 11%



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 305 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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