Attorney / Lawyer in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in Memphis, Tennessee earns an average salary of $79,370 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$63,024 - $212,872
$63K
$81K
$210K
MEDIAN: $81,422
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$63,024 - $212,872  
   
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$3,000  
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$63,616 - $300,882  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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About Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$92,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 25%
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