Attorney / Lawyer Salary with Technical Writing skills

For Attorneys with Technical Writing skills, annual average wages total $71K per year. Total incomes of Attorneys with Technical Writing skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $34K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $46K and $157K. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Attorneys with Technical Writing skills making up 54 percent of survey respondents. Most Attorneys with Technical Writing skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Although nearly one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$45,647 - $135,471

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$19.00 - $250.00

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National Salary 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$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$45,647 - $135,471  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,247  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $33,949  
Commission
$2,000 - $5,087  
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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$46,456 - $156,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 727
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$19.00 - $250.00  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $76.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,247  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $5,087  
Profit Sharing
$587 - $33,949  
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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$46,456 - $156,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer with Technical Writing skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Attorneys with Technical Writing skills, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $65K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $93K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $119K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $122K.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer with Technical Writing skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 59%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 26%
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