Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in Houston, Texas earns an average salary of $81,995 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, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Legal Compliance.

$49,631 - $179,179
(Median)
$50K
$82K
$180K
MEDIAN: $81,995
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$22.47 - $489.36
(Median)
$22
$45
$490
MEDIAN: $45.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$49,631 - $179,179  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,620  
Profit Sharing
$15,258  
Total Pay (?
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$51,341 - $218,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 261
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$170$340$510
Hourly Rate
$22.47 - $489.36  
   
Overtime
$55.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$500K$1M$1.5M
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,620  
   
Profit Sharing
$15,258  
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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$51,341 - $218,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 175%



National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 52%


Legal Compliance
up arrow 25%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

National Average
$86,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%


Negotiation
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 9%

Research Analysis
up arrow 10%

Leadership
up arrow 10%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Case Management
up arrow 15%

Legal Research
up arrow 16%

Spanish Language
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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