Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Seattle, Washington (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington earns an average salary of $85,940 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Insurance, Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, and Contract Negotiation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$57,677 - $150,774
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $85,939
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Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Total Pay (?
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$20.03 - $228.46
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$57,677 - $150,774  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,661  
Profit Sharing
$663 - $7,050  
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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$56,696 - $171,280  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$20.03 - $228.46  
   
Overtime
$29.28 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,661  
   
Profit Sharing
$663 - $7,050  
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).
)
$56,696 - $171,280  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 45%
Late-Career
up arrow 44%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$89,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Insurance
up arrow 32%
Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 28%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 27%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 20%
National Average
$89,000
Legal Research
up arrow 5%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%
Case Management
up arrow 12%
Client Interaction
up arrow 13%
Research Analysis
up arrow 13%
Negotiation
up arrow 14%
Technical Writing
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 19%
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