A Late-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $124,573 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Leadership, and Contract Negotiation.

$69,121 - $245,518
(Median)
$69K
$120K
$250K
MEDIAN: $124,572
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$29.25 - $381.96
(Median)
$29
$120
$380
MEDIAN: $124.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$110K$220K$330K
Salary
$69,121 - $245,518  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $58,521  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $50,167  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$71,503 - $304,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 878
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$29.25 - $381.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.83  
Overtime
$50.50  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$0.00 - $58,521  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $50,167  
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).
)
$71,503 - $304,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 87
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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 22%

Leadership
up arrow 12%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 11%


Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

National Average
$136,000

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

Negotiation
up arrow 4%


Insurance
up arrow 5%


Legal Document Review
up arrow 10%


Technical Writing
up arrow 13%

Research Analysis
up arrow 14%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 148 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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