An Attorney / Lawyer in Detroit, Michigan earns an average salary of $75,631 per year. A skill in Complex Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$45,042 - $117,939
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MEDIAN: $75,631
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$45,042 - $117,939  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $20,134  
Profit Sharing
$3,072  
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$45,522 - $134,614  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
$76,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 31%

National Average
$76,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Client Interaction
up arrow 10%

Legal Research
up arrow 16%

Negotiation
up arrow 20%

Case Management
up arrow 21%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 38%
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