The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas is $90,913 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Contract Negotiation, Legal Document Review, and Complex Litigation Case Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$56,230 - $171,743
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$56,230 - $171,743  
   
Bonus
$1,003 - $30,913  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
Commission
$37,000  
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$57,599 - $189,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 105
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$30.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$6.67  
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,003 - $30,913  
   
Commission
$37,000  
Profit Sharing
$12,000  
Total Pay (?
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$57,599 - $189,932  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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About Dallas, Texas

Dallas County, Texas
1,300,082
Male:
639,019 (49.2%)
Female:
661,063 (50.8%)
Dallas (/ˈdæləs/) is a major city in the state of Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,300,092 as of July 1, 2015. The city is the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (commonly referred to as DFW), which...
Dallas:
$45,918
Texas:
$55,653
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Dallas:
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Texas:
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 81%



National Average
$100,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 49%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 48%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$100,000

Leadership
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 4%


Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Legal Research
up arrow 13%

Spanish Language
up arrow 14%

Research Analysis
up arrow 19%

Case Management
up arrow 21%

Client Interaction
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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