Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average salary for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $65,061 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 career.

$44,762 - $106,802
$45K
$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $65,061
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50%
90%

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$14.95 - $96.96
$15
$20
$97
MEDIAN: $20.48
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,762 - $106,802  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,203  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,148  
Commission
$1,200  
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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$42,667 - $110,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 322
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$14.95 - $96.96  
   
Overtime
$46.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,203  
   
Commission
$1,200  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,148  
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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$42,667 - $110,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Immigration law is a complex area that requires specialized expertise to navigate successfully. Many law firms either specialize in immigration law or have this area serve as a significant portion of their practice. These firms are typical employers of immigration attorneys/lawyers.

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Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Tasks

  • Present cases in court representing the local, state or federal government.
  • Review reports, evidence, and conduct research.
  • Question witnesses, victims or others involved in the case.

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Pay by Experience Level for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,519

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Key Stats for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲125%

▲49%

▲31%

National Average
$66,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Legal Compliance
▲1%

Legal Document Review
▼0%

National Average
$66,000


Spanish Language
▼1%

Litigation Case Management
▼10%

Technical Writing
▼13%

Legal Writing
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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