Attorney / Lawyer with Technical Writing Skills Salary

Attorneys with Technical Writing skills can expect to earn an average of $75K annually. The range in cash compensation to Attorneys with Technical Writing skills ($46K to $152K) includes potential earnings of $19K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Though the majority of Attorneys with Technical Writing skills do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Men working as Attorneys with Technical Writing skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 50 percent. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and just over two-fifths have dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$44,739 - $141,577
$45K
$75K
$140K
MEDIAN: $75,194
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50%
90%

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$14.95 - $240.88
$15
$41
$240
MEDIAN: $40.74
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$44,739 - $141,577  
   
Bonus
$202.73 - $19,219  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $19,320  
Commission
$5,000  
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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$46,474 - $152,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 402
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $240.88  
   
Overtime
$42.73  
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$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$202.73 - $19,219  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $19,320  
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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$46,474 - $152,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Attorneys with Technical Writing skills. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $69K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $87K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $103K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $110K.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲32%

▲11%

National Average
$78,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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