Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $82,892 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, Complex Litigation Case Management, Insurance, and Legal Document Review.

$49,557 - $161,745

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$23.50 - $222.50

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,557 - $161,745  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $16,638  
Total Pay (?
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$50,037 - $179,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$23.50 - $222.50  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
   
Profit Sharing
$5.21 - $16,638  
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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$50,037 - $179,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 46%

Leadership
up arrow 46%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 28%

Insurance
up arrow 14%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 13%

Case Management
up arrow 8%

Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

National Average
$86,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 1%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 2%

Client Interaction
up arrow 7%

Legal Research
up arrow 9%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 10%

Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 21%
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