Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $86,908 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP) and Complex Litigation Case Management.

$58,776 - $167,026
(Median)
$59K
$87K
$170K
MEDIAN: $86,908
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$24.75 - $206.08
(Median)
$25
$49
$210
MEDIAN: $49.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,776 - $167,026  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
Profit Sharing
$789 - $20,511  
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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$59,395 - $202,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 297
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$24.75 - $206.08  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
   
Profit Sharing
$789 - $20,511  
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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$59,395 - $202,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 22%


National Average
$93,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 104%



Legal Document Review
up arrow 6%

Insurance
up arrow 4%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

National Average
$93,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%



Legal Compliance
up arrow 23%

Technical Writing
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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