Attorney / Lawyer Salary in San Francisco (United States)

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in San Francisco, California is $106,551 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Insurance, Leadership, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Negotiation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Attorney / Lawyer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$60,949 - $179,827
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $106,551
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Attorney / Lawyer in San Francisco, California Total Pay (?
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$19.66 - $105.54
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MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$60,949 - $179,827  
   
Bonus
$19.57 - $29,517  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $31,785  
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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$58,435 - $199,109  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.66 - $105.54  
   
Overtime
$50.56 - $76.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$19.57 - $29,517  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $31,785  
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).
)
$58,435 - $199,109  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 314
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in San Francisco, California

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in San Francisco, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 43%
Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$117,000

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

Insurance
up arrow 33%
Leadership
up arrow 29%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%
Negotiation
up arrow 11%
Client Interaction
up arrow 8%
Technical Writing
up arrow 6%
Research Analysis
up arrow 4%
Legal Research
up arrow 3%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 3%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 2%
Case Management
up arrow 2%
Legal Compliance
0%
National Average
$117,000
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 59 votes.

Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 15%
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