The average salary for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $60,569 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$40,963 - $104,916
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MEDIAN: $60,568
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$40,963 - $104,916  
   
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$0.00 - $12,913  
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$39,621 - $107,753  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Job Description for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
up arrow 32%
Los Angeles
up arrow 24%
National Average
$61,000
New York
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Experience Affects Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 73%
Mid-Career
up arrow 19%
National Average
$61,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
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Gender
Female
56%
female alumni
 
Male
44%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 24%
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