Attorney / Lawyer Salary in San Diego, California

An Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $84,400 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, and Legal Document Review.

$58,947 - $159,578

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$24.32 - $302.01

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$58,947 - $159,578  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,524  
Profit Sharing
$795 - $45,302  
Total Pay (?
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$59,581 - $196,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 300
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$24.32 - $302.01  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,524  
   
Profit Sharing
$795 - $45,302  
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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$59,581 - $196,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in San Diego, California Salaries


Experienced
up arrow 26%


National Average
$91,000


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

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 109%



Legal Document Review
up arrow 11%

Insurance
up arrow 7%


Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

National Average
$91,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 4%



Technical Writing
up arrow 23%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 22%
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