Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Los Angeles, California (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $97,640 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, Leadership, Contract Negotiation, and Negotiation. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$52,229 - $175,957
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $97,639
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Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$19.22 - $246.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$52,229 - $175,957  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,715  
Profit Sharing
$3,548 - $29,590  
Commission
$4,000 - $12,500  
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).
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$52,655 - $200,597  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 729
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$19.22 - $246.58  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,715  
   
Commission
$4,000 - $12,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,548 - $29,590  
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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$52,655 - $200,597  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 729
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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 Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%
National Average
$100,000

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

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 99%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 21%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 21%
Insurance
up arrow 10%
Research Analysis
up arrow 7%
National Average
$100,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 18%
Spanish Language
up arrow 43%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 143 votes.
Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 21%
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