District Attorney Salary (United States)

The average salary for a District Attorney is $64,210 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
District Attorney Total Pay (?
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$44,299 - $120,704
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MEDIAN: $64,210
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$44,299 - $120,704  
   
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$0.00 - $20,373  
Total Pay (?
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$44,464 - $126,188  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 155
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Job Description for District Attorney
  • Perform and prepare legal research and court documents to present in court.
  • Ensure that criminals are punished for their crimes by convincing judges that the criminal is guilty.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects District Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 58%
Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$66,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 7%
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