Junior Associate Attorney Salary (United States)

A Junior Associate Attorney earns an average salary of $54,040 per year.
Junior Associate Attorney Total Pay (?
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$38,646 - $86,520
(Median)
39K
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54K
68K
87K
MEDIAN: $54,040
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Junior Associate Attorney Total Pay (?
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$13.40 - $50.34
(Median)
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50
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,646 - $86,520  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,229  
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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$35,789 - $89,178  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 232
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.40 - $50.34  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $30.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,229  
   
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).
)
$35,789 - $89,178  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 232
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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
$54,000
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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
31%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 29%
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