Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $73,699 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Contract Negotiation, Negotiation, Technical Writing, and Insurance. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Total Pay (?
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$46,820 - $150,427
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MEDIAN: $73,699
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Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Total Pay (?
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$12.67 - $172.61
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$46,820 - $150,427  
   
Bonus
$600 - $23,903  
Profit Sharing
$3,282 - $9,000  
Total Pay (?
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$46,335 - $163,478  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$12.67 - $172.61  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$600 - $23,903  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,282 - $9,000  
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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$46,335 - $163,478  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%
Experienced
up arrow 52%
Mid-Career
up arrow 31%
National Average
$77,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 54%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 41%
Negotiation
up arrow 29%
Technical Writing
up arrow 12%
Insurance
up arrow 11%
National Average
$77,000
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%
Case Management
up arrow 11%
Legal Research
up arrow 19%
Client Interaction
up arrow 29%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 68 votes.
Gender
Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 14%
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