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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Seattle

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington is $93,408 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation, Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Insurance, and Complex Litigation Case Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
$57,872 - $175,726
(Median)
$58K
$93K
$180K
MEDIAN: $93,408
10%
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90%

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$19.92 - $124.16
(Median)
$20
$46
$120
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$57,872 - $175,726  
   
Bonus
$245.66 - $35,608  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $40,547  
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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$58,544 - $193,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$19.92 - $124.16  
   
Overtime
$30.00 - $60.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$245.66 - $35,608  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $40,547  
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).
)
$58,544 - $193,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington

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

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Late-Career
up arrow 26%


National Average
$99,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 52%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 42%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 37%

Insurance
up arrow 23%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 19%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$99,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 5%


Legal Document Review
up arrow 15%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 17%

Research Analysis
up arrow 21%


Leadership
up arrow 22%

Technical Writing
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 89 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 18%