The average salary for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $63,923 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.

$44,208 - $105,127
(Median)
$44K
$64K
$110K
MEDIAN: $63,922
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$14.87 - $51.52
(Median)
$15
$24
$52
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,208 - $105,127  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,106  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,404  
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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$42,348 - $107,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 324
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.87 - $51.52  
   
Overtime
$46.75  
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 - $10,106  
   
Commission
$1,200  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $27,404  
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).
)
$42,348 - $107,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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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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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: $64,292

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Experience Affects Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 94%



National Average
$64,000


Skills That Affect Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Legal Compliance
up arrow 3%

Spanish Language
up arrow 1%

Legal Document Review
0%

National Average
$64,000

Legal Research
up arrow 1%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 9%

Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

Legal Writing
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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