Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Salary

The average salary for a Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) is $87,500 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$40,851 - $133,488
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MEDIAN: $80,382
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Salary $40,851 - $133,488
Bonus $0.00 - $26,857
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$41,526 - $151,531
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Patent Agent (Non-Attorney)

In the United States, a patent agent is required to pass the patent bar exam. This exam is administered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Once a person passes this exam, they then must be officially registered with the same office. This registration entitles a person to prepare, file, and prosecute applications for patents on behalf of a client. It is also required that a patent agent have an educational background in either engineering or science.

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Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Tasks

  • Aid inventors and invention owners in obtaining a patent for their invention.
  • Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions.
  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention.

Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Job Listings

Key Stats for Patent Agent (Non-Attorney)

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Patent Agent (Non-Attorney) Salaries

Experienced
▲71%

Mid-Career
▲53%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 94%
vision benefits
Vision: 94%
no benefits
None: 6%
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