Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle Salary

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington is $97,063 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Leadership, Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Compliance, and Contract Negotiation. 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.

$54,833 - $163,061
$55K
$97K
$160K
MEDIAN: $97,063
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$30.00 - $300.00
$70
MEDIAN: $70.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$54,833 - $163,061  
   
Bonus
$1,505 - $30,214  
Profit Sharing
$2,027 - $42,412  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$61,829 - $190,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$70.00  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,505 - $30,214  
   
Commission
$0.00  
Profit Sharing
$2,027 - $42,412  
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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$61,829 - $190,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

▲19%

▲7%

National Average
$102,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲23%

Leadership
▲19%



Legal Compliance
▲13%

Regulatory Compliance
▲8%

▲4%

Technical Writing
▲3%


Insurance
▲2%

National Average
$102,000



Research Analysis
▼9%

Legal Document Review
▼13%

Case Management
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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