Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Salary (United States)

An Experienced Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $107,823 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Leadership, Contract Negotiation, and Regulatory Compliance.
Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$61,983 - $187,658
(Median)
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190K
MEDIAN: $107,823
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Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$35.01 - $276.23
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $102.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$61,983 - $187,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $41,726  
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $60,000  
Commission
$-0.49 - $68,510  
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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$65,524 - $241,050  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$35.01 - $276.23  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $375.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$0.00 - $41,726  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $68,510  
Profit Sharing
$1,983 - $60,000  
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).
)
$65,524 - $241,050  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 3,143
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
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Seattle
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Atlanta
up arrow 13%
Tampa
up arrow 9%
Denver
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San Diego
0%
National Average
$118,000
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Philadelphia
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Boston
up arrow 5%
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Skills That Affect Experienced Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 42%
Leadership
up arrow 16%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 11%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%
Spanish Language
up arrow 5%
Research Analysis
up arrow 3%
Client Interaction
up arrow 1%
Technical Writing
up arrow 1%
Negotiation
0%
National Average
$118,000
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%
Insurance
up arrow 3%
Case Management
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 25%
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