Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $114,255 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Leadership. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$55,677 - $196,024
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $114,255
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Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Total Pay (?
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$21.53 - $382.61
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$55,677 - $196,024  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $66,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,905 - $221,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 369
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$21.53 - $382.61  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$481.77 - $29,590  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $66,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$55,905 - $221,392  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 369
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 48%
National Average
$117,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 13%
Leadership
up arrow 13%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%
National Average
$117,000
Negotiation
up arrow 3%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%
Client Interaction
up arrow 9%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 9%
Technical Writing
up arrow 25%
Research Analysis
up arrow 43%

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Gender

Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%
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