The average pay for an Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist is $59,791 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$41,446 - $99,888
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MEDIAN: $59,790
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$15.17 - $30.64
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$41,446 - $99,888  
   
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,668  
Total Pay (?
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$40,704 - $98,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$15.17 - $30.64  
   
Overtime
$24.40 - $62.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$304.10 - $9,668  
   
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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$40,704 - $98,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist

Intellectual property (IP) specialists work for clients who are concerned with protecting their intellectual properties. These clients want to protect their creations or inventions, related to music, literature, books, product names, and other artistic works. They help protect the intellectual properties of businesses, authors, inventors, musicians, and other owners of creative works.

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Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist 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) Specialist

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

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Experience Affects Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 91%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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