Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington is $98,002 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation, Intellectual Property (IP), Leadership, and Complex Litigation Case Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$56,800 - $177,902
(Median)
$57K
$98K
$180K
MEDIAN: $98,002
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$20.35 - $127.17
(Median)
$20
$49
$130
MEDIAN: $48.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$56,800 - $177,902  
   
Bonus
$250.83 - $39,082  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $28,806  
Commission
$509  
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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$59,487 - $195,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 269
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.35 - $127.17  
   
Overtime
$58.96  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$250.83 - $39,082  
   
Commission
$509  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $28,806  
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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$59,487 - $195,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%



National Average
$103,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 19%

Leadership
up arrow 17%


Insurance
up arrow 7%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$103,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 4%


Case Management
up arrow 6%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 17%

Research Analysis
up arrow 18%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 53%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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