The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Portland, Oregon is $78,897 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Contract Negotiation, Negotiation, and Insurance.

$50,868 - $165,000
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$51K
$79K
$160K
MEDIAN: $78,896
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$50,868 - $165,000  
   
Bonus
$1,036 - $22,300  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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$51,627 - $228,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
615,871
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

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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 47%

Experienced
up arrow 45%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$86,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 45%

Negotiation
up arrow 22%

Insurance
up arrow 14%

Client Interaction
up arrow 8%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 7%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 7%

Case Management
up arrow 6%

National Average
$86,000

Legal Research
up arrow 7%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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