An Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) earns an average salary of $89,306 per year. A skill in Legal Compliance is associated with high pay for this job.

$60,820 - $131,924
MEDIAN: $89,306

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$60,820 - $131,924  
$481.77 - $20,781  
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$62,163 - $137,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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National Average: $92,902

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Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) in St. Paul:
"Job Prospects."
Industry is somewhat saturated. I had a job before I went to law school, which helps. If I had it to do over, I would have gone sooner.

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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salaries

Legal Compliance
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Legal Research
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Contract Negotiation
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Drafting Correspondence
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Contract Management

National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 13%