Junior Associate Attorney Salary (United States)

A Junior Associate Attorney earns an average salary of $55,106 per year.
Junior Associate Attorney Salary (?
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$39,319 - $86,896
(Median)
39K
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55K
69K
87K
MEDIAN: $55,106
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Junior Associate Attorney Salary (?
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$13.32 - $50.68
(Median)
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51
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$39,319 - $86,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$37,397 - $90,162  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 199
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.32 - $50.68  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $30.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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).
)
$37,397 - $90,162  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Junior Associate Attorney

  • 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 liablility, 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

Los Angeles
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New York
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National Average
$55,000
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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 27%
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