The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington is $98,017 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Leadership, Intellectual Property (IP), Complex Litigation Case Management, and Contract Negotiation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$52,580 - $165,391
(Median)
$53K
$98K
$170K
MEDIAN: $98,016
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Salary
$52,580 - $165,391  
   
Bonus
$1,490 - $39,911  
Profit Sharing
$1,546 - $41,744  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$57,549 - $190,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 42%



National Average
$103,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 94%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 19%



Legal Compliance
up arrow 7%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 7%

Insurance
up arrow 5%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$103,000


Legal Document Review
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 10%

Case Management
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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