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

An Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $80,582 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Legal Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, and Litigation Case Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$44,544 - $164,174
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $80,582
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Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salary (?
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$23.66 - $290.87
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MEDIAN: $70
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$44,544 - $164,174  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
Profit Sharing
$3,548 - $14,795  
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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$47,184 - $192,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
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 - $29,590  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,548 - $14,795  
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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$47,184 - $192,361  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%
Experienced
up arrow 28%
Mid-Career
up arrow 24%
National Average
$85,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts Salaries

Legal Compliance
up arrow 76%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 70%
Negotiation
up arrow 23%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 21%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%
Legal Research
up arrow 5%
National Average
$85,000
Client Interaction
up arrow 8%
Case Management
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 21%