Entry-Level Corporate Attorney Salary

Entry-Level Corporate Attorneys take home approximately $86K per year on average. Final cash compensation to Entry-Level Corporate Attorneys varies from around $55K to approximately $153K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $35K and $10K, respectively. More than half of Entry-Level Corporate Attorneys (61 percent) survey respondents are men. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Corporate Attorneys, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,957 - $140,392
$56K
$86K
$140K
MEDIAN: $86,365
10%
50%
90%

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$16.00 - $97.50
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$55,957 - $140,392  
   
Bonus
$511 - $34,765  
Profit Sharing
$2.30 - $9,696  
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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$54,699 - $152,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$25.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$23.81  
Overtime
$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$511 - $34,765  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.30 - $9,696  
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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$54,699 - $152,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Key Stats for Corporate Attorney

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Corporate Attorney Salaries

National Average
$90,000

Contract Negotiation
▼1%

Legal Compliance
▼2%

Legal Document Review
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%