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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $112,342 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Leadership, Regulatory Compliance, and Contract Negotiation. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$55,435 - $190,058
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MEDIAN: $112,342
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Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary (?
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$20.95 - $362.07
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$55,435 - $190,058  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $29,032  
Profit Sharing
$2,043 - $97,871  
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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$55,368 - $205,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 340
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$20.95 - $362.07  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$400.00 - $29,032  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,043 - $97,871  
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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$55,368 - $205,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%
National Average
$115,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 15%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 14%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 12%
Negotiation
up arrow 1%
National Average
$115,000
Legal Research
up arrow 4%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 6%
Client Interaction
up arrow 7%
Technical Writing
up arrow 23%
Research Analysis
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 15%