Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Houston, Texas

An Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $83,431 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, Legal Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, and Contract Negotiation.

$49,696 - $171,358

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$16.00 - $350.00

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,696 - $171,358  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,305  
Profit Sharing
$814 - $29,479  
Total Pay (?
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$50,548 - $194,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 273
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $350.00  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,305  
   
Profit Sharing
$814 - $29,479  
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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$50,548 - $194,806  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 101%



National Average
$87,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 70%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 30%


Contract Negotiation
up arrow 12%

Negotiation
up arrow 12%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
0%

National Average
$87,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 8%

Spanish Language
up arrow 14%

Case Management
up arrow 16%

Legal Research
up arrow 17%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 25%
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