Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salary

Intellectual Property Assistants in the United States take home an average $56K annually. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The vast majority of Intellectual Property Assistants (88 percent) who participated in the survey are women. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance.

$38,595 - $76,845

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$16.04 - $30.42

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,595 - $76,845  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $3,091  
Total Pay (?
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$36,389 - $76,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $30.42  
   
Overtime
$23.76 - $55.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$98.63 - $3,091  
   
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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$36,389 - $76,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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.


Intellectual Property Assistants with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $44K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $57K. For Intellectual Property Assistants, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Intellectual Property Assistants who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $65K.

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Experience Affects Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%
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