An Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $70,359 per year. A skill in Complex Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,509 - $112,122
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MEDIAN: $70,358
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Salary
$41,509 - $112,122  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $20,273  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$40,462 - $143,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$22.50  
   
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $20,273  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$40,462 - $143,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
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National Average
$70,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%

Legal Research
up arrow 5%

Client Interaction
up arrow 5%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 8%

Case Management
up arrow 10%

Negotiation
up arrow 27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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