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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in San Diego, California

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California is $79,256 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, Insurance, and Litigation Case Management.
$57,785 - $154,614
(Median)
$58K
$79K
$150K
MEDIAN: $79,256
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$24.12 - $304.10
(Median)
$24
$50
$300
MEDIAN: $49.00
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$57,785 - $154,614  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,151  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $65,436  
Total Pay (?
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$57,803 - $184,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 320
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$24.12 - $304.10  
   
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,151  
   
Profit Sharing
$795 - $65,436  
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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$57,803 - $184,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 39%


National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 128%



Insurance
up arrow 17%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%

National Average
$83,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Legal Research
up arrow 2%


Research Analysis
up arrow 8%

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 23%