Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average pay for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $61,940 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Client Interaction is associated with high pay for this job.

$42,659 - $107,906
(Median)
$43K
$62K
$110K
MEDIAN: $61,939
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$14.85 - $49.32
(Median)
$15
$25
$49
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,659 - $107,906  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,617  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$41,513 - $109,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 333
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $49.32  
   
Overtime
$52.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,000  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,617  
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).
)
$41,513 - $109,993  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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

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

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Experience Affects Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 67%


National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Legal Document Review
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
0%

National Average
$62,000

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

Legal Writing
up arrow 16%

Spanish Language
up arrow 18%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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