An Attorney / Lawyer in Columbia, South Carolina earns an average salary of $73,469 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Leadership and Legal Research. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$39,732 - $151,006
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$42,215 - $151,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Columbia, South Carolina

Richland County, South Carolina
133,393
Male:
67,686 (50.7%)
Female:
65,707 (49.3%)
Columbia is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population of 133,803 as of 2015. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 810,068 by July 1, 2015, according to 2015 U.S. Census estimates. The name Columbia was a poetic term used for the United States, originating from the name of Christopher Columbus. The city is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) northwest of the geographic center of South Carolina, and is the primary city of the Midlands region of the state. It lies at the confluence of the Saluda River and the Broad River, which merge at Columbia to form the Congaree River. Columbia is home...
Columbia:
$41,435
South Carolina:
$47,238
$847
Columbia:
$172,400
South Carolina:
$148,600
5.3%

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 50%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 53%

Legal Research
up arrow 13%

National Average
$80,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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