Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Dallas, Texas (United States)

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas is $84,506 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, and Client Interaction. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Total Pay (?
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$49,247 - $170,260
(Median)
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130K
170K
MEDIAN: $84,505
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Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Total Pay (?
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$24.24 - $178.73
(Median)
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180
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,247 - $170,260  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,717  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $20,134  
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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$50,346 - $189,610  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$24.24 - $178.73  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,717  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $20,134  
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).
)
$50,346 - $189,610  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 281
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 98%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$90,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 47%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 31%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 29%
Client Interaction
up arrow 15%
Negotiation
up arrow 8%
Technical Writing
up arrow 5%
National Average
$90,000
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%
Legal Research
up arrow 11%
Case Management
up arrow 12%
Research Analysis
up arrow 16%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 23%
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