Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $83,605 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Legal Compliance, Leadership, Research Analysis, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Insurance.
Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$49,180 - $164,833
(Median)
49K
84K
120K
160K
MEDIAN: $83,604
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Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$17.22 - $175.00
(Median)
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41
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180
MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,180 - $164,833  
   
Bonus
$1.21 - $28,906  
Profit Sharing
$35.75 - $24,468  
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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$49,234 - $184,493  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$17.22 - $175.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$1.21 - $28,906  
   
Profit Sharing
$35.75 - $24,468  
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).
)
$49,234 - $184,493  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
Experienced
up arrow 55%
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 57%
Leadership
up arrow 46%
Research Analysis
up arrow 32%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 31%
Insurance
up arrow 23%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 19%
Client Interaction
up arrow 17%
Negotiation
up arrow 8%
National Average
$85,000
Legal Research
up arrow 2%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 25%
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