Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Boston, Massachusetts (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $80,354 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Compliance, Contract Negotiation, Negotiation, and Litigation Case Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$43,805 - $167,049
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MEDIAN: $80,353
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Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Total Pay (?
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$23.66 - $290.87
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MEDIAN: $98.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$43,805 - $167,049  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,067  
Profit Sharing
$4,500 - $12,500  
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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$47,269 - $202,997  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$23.66 - $290.87  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,500 - $12,500  
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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$47,269 - $202,997  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 242
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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 64%
Mid-Career
up arrow 26%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 77%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 77%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 31%
Negotiation
up arrow 24%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%
Legal Research
up arrow 7%
National Average
$85,000
Client Interaction
up arrow 15%
Case Management
up arrow 41%

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Gender

Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 21%
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