The average salary for a City Attorney is $86,759 per year.
City Attorney Total Pay (?
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$53,765 - $156,540
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MEDIAN: $86,758
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$53,765 - $156,540  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,913  
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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$56,773 - $172,598  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Experience Affects City Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$93,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 12%
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