Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Salary (United States)

A Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) earns an average salary of $90,746 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Total Pay (?
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$56,879 - $137,100
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $90,746
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Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Total Pay (?
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$20.36 - $128.80
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,879 - $137,100  
   
Bonus
$1,454 - $20,394  
Profit Sharing
$1,515 - $9,899  
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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$59,015 - $146,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.36 - $128.80  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,454 - $20,394  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,515 - $9,899  
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).
)
$59,015 - $146,447  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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Job Description for Patent Agent (Non-Attorney)

  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand 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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Experience Affects Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 47%
National Average
$93,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 12%
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