Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salary (United States)

An Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant earns an average salary of $53,882 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salary (?
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$40,164 - $76,901
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MEDIAN: $53,881
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Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salary (?
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$15.86 - $29.62
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,164 - $76,901  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,576  
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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$36,509 - $76,020  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.86 - $29.62  
   
Overtime
$27.63 - $51.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,576  
   
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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$36,509 - $76,020  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Job Description for Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant

Many different employers require the help of an intellectual property (IP) assistant to draft patent documents and conduct research on the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) website. IP assistants work in a wide spectrum of industries, including heavy and light industry, music, entertainment, and technology, among many others. IP assistants work with an organization’s intellectual property attorneys or contracted external legal professionals on intellectual property litigation and researching potential intellectual property for the USPTO patent application process.
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Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Tasks
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention.
  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.
  • Aid inventors and invention owners in obtaining a patent for their invention.
  • Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant

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

Pay Difference By Location

Boston
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Philadelphia
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Irvine
up arrow 16%
Chicago
up arrow 12%
National Average
$53,000
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Experience Affects Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 33%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$53,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 8%
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