City Attorney Salary (United States)

A City Attorney earns an average salary of $88,669 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
City Attorney Total Pay (?
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$52,807 - $154,032
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $88,668
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National Salary Data

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$52,807 - $154,032  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,000  
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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$56,354 - $174,643  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Pay by Experience Level for City Attorney

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

Experience Affects City Attorney Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$92,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 11%
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