Attorney / Lawyer in New Orleans Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in New Orleans, Louisiana earns an average salary of $91,885 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership and Technical Writing.

$52,654 - $135,384
$53K
$87K
$140K
MEDIAN: $86,712
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$0$141K
Salary $52,654 - $135,384
Bonus $961 - $12,365
Profit Sharing $2,100
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$53,458 - $141,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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About New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

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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 $74,000 based on 20 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 $95,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 10 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 $120,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$87,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Leadership
▲32%

Technical Writing
▲18%

Research Analysis
▲14%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲13%

Litigation Case Management
▲8%

Contract Negotiation
▲1%

National Average
$87,000


Negotiation
▼8%

Legal Document Review
▼8%

Insurance
▼9%

Client Interaction
▼14%

Case Management
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 19%
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