Attorney / Lawyer with Leadership Skills Salary

For Attorneys with Leadership skills, yearly average wages total $89K annually. Total cash earnings of Attorneys with Leadership skills range from $50K on the low end to $227K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $41K and $61K, respectively. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by one-half. Most Attorneys with Leadership skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men working as Attorneys with Leadership skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$48,881 - $186,678
(Median)
$49K
$89K
$190K
MEDIAN: $89,009
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$14.54 - $259.35
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$15
$40
$260
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$48,881 - $186,678  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,664  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $61,277  
Commission
$10,174  
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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$49,860 - $227,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 586
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$110$220$330
Hourly Rate
$14.54 - $259.35  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $309.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$220K$440K$660K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,664  
   
Commission
$10,174  
Profit Sharing
$391.49 - $61,277  
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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$49,860 - $227,004  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

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


For many Attorneys with Leadership skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $67K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $99K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $138K. Attorneys with Leadership skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $159K.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%


Mid-Career
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National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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