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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Houston, Texas

An Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $83,970 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Regulatory Compliance, Contract Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Compliance, and Negotiation.

$49,629 - $171,660
(Median)
$50K
$84K
$170K
MEDIAN: $83,970
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50%
90%

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$19.57 - $204.26
(Median)
$20
$35
$200
MEDIAN: $35.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,629 - $171,660  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,701  
Profit Sharing
$900 - $26,700  
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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$50,529 - $202,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$19.57 - $204.26  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,701  
   
Profit Sharing
$900 - $26,700  
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).
)
$50,529 - $202,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas

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

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 197%


Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 93%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 31%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 30%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 23%

Negotiation
up arrow 20%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$88,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Leadership
up arrow 9%


Spanish Language
up arrow 14%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 14%

Case Management
up arrow 18%

Legal Research
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 24%