Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

An Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $82,378 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, and Insurance.

$49,330 - $161,745
(Median)
$49K
$82K
$160K
MEDIAN: $82,378
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90%

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$23.50 - $222.50
(Median)
$24
$43
$220
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,330 - $161,745  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $31,094  
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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$49,769 - $179,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$23.50 - $222.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$0.00 - $31,094  
   
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).
)
$49,769 - $179,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$85,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 47%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 46%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 29%

Insurance
up arrow 15%

Case Management
up arrow 8%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
0%

National Average
$85,000

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 1%

Client Interaction
up arrow 9%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 10%

Legal Research
up arrow 10%

Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
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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