Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earns an average salary of $79,968 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, Insurance, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Technical Writing. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$47,598 - $155,365
(Median)
$48K
$80K
$160K
MEDIAN: $79,967
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$17.75 - $162.19
(Median)
$18
$38
$160
MEDIAN: $38.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$47,598 - $155,365  
   
Bonus
$487.22 - $25,831  
Profit Sharing
$4,958 - $15,126  
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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$46,468 - $173,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$17.75 - $162.19  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$487.22 - $25,831  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,958 - $15,126  
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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$46,468 - $173,370  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 43%


National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salaries

Negotiation
up arrow 44%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 31%

Insurance
up arrow 17%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 16%

Technical Writing
up arrow 14%

National Average
$83,000

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

Legal Research
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 16%
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