Attorney / Lawyer in Kansas City, Missouri Salary

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Kansas City, Missouri is $75,000 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Regulatory Compliance, Client Interaction, Contract Negotiation, Case Management, and Legal Document Review.

$48,732 - $152,519
$49K
$75K
$150K
MEDIAN: $75,000
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$48,732 - $152,519  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,201  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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$50,987 - $152,519  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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About Kansas City, Missouri

Jackson County, Missouri
475,361
Male:
228,430 (48.1%)
Female:
246,931 (51.9%)
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri and the sixth largest city in the Midwest. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 475,378 in 2015, making it the 36th largest city by population in the United States. It is the anchor city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri border. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas City was assigned to distinguish them soon thereafter. Sitting on Missouri's western border, with Downtown near the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri rivers, the modern city encompasses some 319.03 square miles (826.3 km2), making it...
Kansas City:
$50,259
Missouri:
$50,238
$833
Kansas City:
$138,400
Missouri:
$147,800
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $119,000 based on 6 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $129,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲28%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
▲80%

Client Interaction
▲56%

Contract Negotiation
▲53%

Case Management
▲44%

Legal Document Review
▲44%

Technical Writing
▲44%

Litigation Case Management
▲26%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲26%

Leadership
▲21%

Legal Research
▲2%

National Average
$83,000

Negotiation
▼8%

Research Analysis
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 22%
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