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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Attorneys enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($100K) annually. In the world of Attorneys in Los Angeles, Calif., total cash compensation can vary between $55K and $204K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $26K and $21K, respectively. Most Attorneys in Los Angeles report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Los Angeles Attorneys are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 59 percent of the field. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a little more than half earn dental coverage. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$56,960 - $181,310
(Median)
$57K
$100K
$180K
MEDIAN: $99,763
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$19.65 - $140.00
(Median)
$20
$40
$140
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
$56,960 - $181,310  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,553  
Profit Sharing
$3,425 - $20,608  
Commission
$4,943 - $21,250  
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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$54,722 - $203,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 579
National Hourly Rate 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$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.65 - $140.00  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $99.83  
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.
)
$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,553  
   
Commission
$4,943 - $21,250  
Profit Sharing
$3,425 - $20,608  
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).
)
$54,722 - $203,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California

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. The relatively untested earn a median of $77K per year, but survey respondents who have racked up five to 10 years of experience report a six-figure median of $115K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $133K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $156K.

 
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Salaries




National Average
$102,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 92%

Leadership
up arrow 49%




Legal Compliance
up arrow 19%


Insurance
up arrow 14%



National Average
$102,000

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 24%

Spanish Language
up arrow 44%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 19%
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