Attorney / Lawyer Salary with Leadership skills

Median pay for Attorneys with Leadership skills lies in the neighborhood of $87K per year. Cash earnings for Attorneys with Leadership skills — which occasionally include more than $40K from bonuses and more than $38K from profit sharing — stretch from around $50K to approximately $209K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Attorneys with Leadership skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Just over a fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and close to one-half claim dental coverage as well. Men make up a slight majority of Attorneys with Leadership skills (57 percent) who responded to the survey. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$49,026 - $179,144
(Median)
$49K
$87K
$180K
MEDIAN: $86,926
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$15.00 - $270.00
(Median)
$15
$40
$270
MEDIAN: $40
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,026 - $179,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,089  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $37,500  
Commission
$2,948 - $22,891  
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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$50,336 - $208,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 479
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$140$280$420
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $270.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $392.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$280K$560K$840K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,089  
   
Commission
$2,948 - $22,891  
Profit Sharing
$275.00 - $37,500  
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).
)
$50,336 - $208,985  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $68K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $95K. Experienced professionals who have spent one to two decades on the job can score lucrative paychecks that average out to $139K. Attorneys with Leadership skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $154K on average.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer with Leadership skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$95,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 23%
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