The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Richmond, Virginia is $88,971 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Complex Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

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Bonus
$-0.50 - $24,889  
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$49,864 - $204,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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$49,864 - $204,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Richmond, Virginia

Richmond city, Virginia
220,289
Male:
104,793 (47.6%)
Female:
115,496 (52.4%)
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. While it was incorporated in 1742, Richmond has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 220,289, the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles (106 km) east of Charlottesville, and 98 miles (158 km) south of Washington, D.C. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of Interstate 95 and Interstate 64, and encircled by Interstate 295 and Virginia State Route 288. Major suburbs include Midlothian to the southwest,...
Richmond:
$39,906
Virginia:
$66,262
$927
Richmond:
$199,900
Virginia:
$257,800
5.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 89%

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 42%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$92,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 6%

Legal Research
up arrow 8%

Negotiation
up arrow 14%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 15%

Client Interaction
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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