Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Salary

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas is $88,309 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Legal Document Review, Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Contract Negotiation. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$56,892 - $172,299
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$0$196K
Salary $56,892 - $172,299
Bonus $1,922 - $36,065
Profit Sharing $12,208
Commission $37,000
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$58,516 - $196,051
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 100

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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
$903
Dallas:
$152,400
Texas:
$152,000
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $114,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $135,000 based on 17 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $180,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲76%

▲32%

▲11%

National Average
$102,000

▼21%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Legal Document Review
▲43%

Negotiation
▲10%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲9%

Contract Negotiation
▲9%

Legal Compliance
▲5%

Technical Writing
▼0%

National Average
$102,000


Insurance
▼9%

Leadership
▼12%


Research Analysis
▼20%



Spanish Language
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 17%
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