Patent Attorney Salary with Intellectual Property (IP) skills (United States)

The average salary for a Patent Attorney with Intellectual Property (IP) skills is $138,115 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Patent Attorney with Intellectual Property (IP) skills Total Pay (?
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$80,702 - $202,460
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$80,702 - $202,460  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $44,308  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $50,000  
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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$87,262 - $247,909  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Pay by Experience Level for Patent Attorney with Intellectual Property (IP) skills

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

Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
up arrow 22%
New York
up arrow 13%
San Francisco
up arrow 12%
Houston
up arrow 1%
National Average
$149,000
Boston
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Experience Affects Patent Attorney with Intellectual Property (IP) skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$149,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 10%
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