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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $82,450 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership, Legal Compliance, Research Analysis, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Contract Negotiation.
$49,292 - $164,700
(Median)
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82K
120K
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MEDIAN: $82,449
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$17.12 - $122.55
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MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,292 - $164,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,799  
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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$49,186 - $181,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 217
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$17.12 - $122.55  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,799  
   
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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$49,186 - $181,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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 81%

Experienced
up arrow 56%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 48%

Leadership
up arrow 48%

Research Analysis
up arrow 34%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 33%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 21%

Insurance
up arrow 16%

Negotiation
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Intellectual Property (IP)
0%

National Average
$84,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 8%

Legal Research
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 23%