Attorney / Lawyer in Cleveland, Ohio Salary

Median pay for Cleveland Attorneys lies in the neighborhood of $78K per year. For the most part, Attorneys in Cleveland, Ohio enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Attorneys in Cleveland (59 percent) survey respondents. A large number enjoy medical while slightly less than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly two in five. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$43,278 - $117,237
$43K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,764
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$43,278 - $117,237  
   
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$0.00 - $19,797  
Profit Sharing
$2,600  
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$49,960 - $126,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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About Cleveland, Ohio

Cuyahoga County, Ohio
388,059
Male:
186,436 (48.0%)
Female:
201,623 (52.0%)
Cleveland (/ˈkliːvlənd/ KLEEV-lənd) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state. The city is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well as being connected to numerous canals and railroad lines. Cleveland's economy has diversified sectors that include manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and biomedical. Cleveland is also home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. As of the 2013 Census Estimate, the city proper had a total population of 390,113, making Cleveland the 48th largest city in the United States, and the second-largest city in Ohio after Columbus. Greater Cleveland, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, ranked 29th...
Cleveland:
$28,831
Ohio:
$51,075
$664
Cleveland:
$66,200
Ohio:
$136,400
10.2%

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $67K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $81K. Cleveland Attorneys bring in $98K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $101K.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

▲24%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$79,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Complex Litigation Case Management
▲16%


Contract Negotiation
▲8%

National Average
$79,000

Legal Compliance
▼3%

Negotiation
▼8%

Case Management
▼10%

Legal Research
▼11%

Legal Document Review
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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