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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Houston, Texas

An Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $84,302 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, Contract Negotiation, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Negotiation.

$49,579 - $173,006
(Median)
$50K
$84K
$170K
MEDIAN: $84,301
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50%
90%

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$19.39 - $206.08
(Median)
$19
$31
$210
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,579 - $173,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $31,217  
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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$50,428 - $205,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 268
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $206.08  
   
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 - $31,217  
   
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).
)
$50,428 - $205,578  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 196%



National Average
$88,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 93%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 31%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 31%


Negotiation
up arrow 20%

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Research Analysis
0%

National Average
$88,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Leadership
up arrow 9%


Spanish Language
up arrow 15%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 15%

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
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 24%
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