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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts

An Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $79,678 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Legal Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, Contract Negotiation, Negotiation, and Legal Document Review. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$43,909 - $166,054
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $79,677
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$43,909 - $166,054  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,277  
Profit Sharing
$4,913 - $12,000  
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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$46,361 - $180,274  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 212
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 77%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$83,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 73%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 18%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 18%

Negotiation
up arrow 17%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 16%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 16%

Legal Research
up arrow 6%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

National Average
$83,000

Case Management
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 20%