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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in Seattle

The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington is $93,525 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Contract Negotiation, Intellectual Property (IP), Insurance, Leadership, 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.

$56,643 - $177,800
(Median)
$57K
$94K
$180K
MEDIAN: $93,525
10%
50%
90%

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$20.04 - $126.71
(Median)
$20
$47
$130
MEDIAN: $46.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$56,643 - $177,800  
   
Bonus
$245.66 - $39,663  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,000  
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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$57,980 - $196,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 254
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.04 - $126.71  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$245.66 - $39,663  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $29,000  
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).
)
$57,980 - $196,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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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.

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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 26%


National Average
$100,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Seattle, Washington Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 46%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 39%

Insurance
up arrow 25%

Leadership
up arrow 21%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 14%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 5%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 1%

National Average
$100,000

Client Interaction
up arrow 5%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 6%


Case Management
up arrow 12%

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 16%

Research Analysis
up arrow 21%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 17%
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