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Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salary

A Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $88,882 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, and Contract Negotiation.

$56,264 - $147,841
(Median)
$56K
$89K
$150K
MEDIAN: $88,881
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90%

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$28.89 - $228.14
(Median)
$29
$57
$230
MEDIAN: $57.00
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50%
90%

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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$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$56,264 - $147,841  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,987  
Profit Sharing
$1,534 - $24,729  
Commission
$-0.49 - $48,925  
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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$58,571 - $165,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 3,709
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$80$160$240
Hourly Rate
$28.89 - $228.14  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $175.00  
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$160K$320K$480K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,987  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $48,925  
Profit Sharing
$1,534 - $24,729  
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).
)
$58,571 - $165,059  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 52%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 28%



Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$96,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 2%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 745 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 20%
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