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Attorney / Lawyer Salary with Leadership skills (United States)

For Attorneys with Leadership skills, annual average wages total $89K per year. Total incomes of Attorneys with Leadership skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $39K from bonuses and close to $30K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $50K and $208K. Geography and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men make up a slight majority of Attorneys with Leadership skills (56 percent) who responded to the survey. Some workers in this field — nearly one in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The majority of Attorneys with Leadership skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Attorney / Lawyer with Leadership skills Salary (?
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$48,905 - $179,065
(Median)
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89K
130K
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MEDIAN: $89,165
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Attorney / Lawyer with Leadership skills Salary (?
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$14.79 - $273.69
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$48,905 - $179,065  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,305  
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $30,201  
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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$49,973 - $207,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 376
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$140$280$420
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $273.69  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $396.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$280K$560K$840K
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,305  
   
Profit Sharing
$408.51 - $30,201  
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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$49,973 - $207,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer with Leadership skills

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. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $68K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $97K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $137K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $158K.

Pay Difference By Location

Denver
up arrow 67%
San Francisco
up arrow 61%
Los Angeles
up arrow 55%
Washington
up arrow 38%
Atlanta
up arrow 30%
New York
up arrow 3%
National Average
$96,000
Houston
up arrow 11%
Chicago
up arrow 17%
Seattle
up arrow 19%
Miami
up arrow 22%
Indianapolis
up arrow 27%
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For Attorneys with Leadership skills, working in the bustling city of Denver has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Attorneys with Leadership skills will also find cushy salaries in San Francisco (+61 percent), Los Angeles (+55 percent), Washington (+38 percent), and Atlanta (+30 percent). Compared to the national average, Indianapolis Attorneys with Leadership skills have considerably lower salaries, 27 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Below-median salaries also turn up in Miami and Seattle (22 percent lower and 19 percent lower, respectively).
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer with Leadership skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%
Experienced
up arrow 43%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$96,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 21%