Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary

Entry-Level Patent Attorneys can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $117K per year on average. In the world of Entry-Level Patent Attorneys, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $21K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $20K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $70K and $172K. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 85 percent of Entry-Level Patent Attorneys are male. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. For the most part, Entry-Level Patent Attorneys enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$69,897 - $160,972
(Median)
$70K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $116,725
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$19.87 - $197.27
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$45
$200
MEDIAN: $45.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,897 - $160,972  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,589  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,574  
Commission
$500  
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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$69,817 - $172,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $197.27  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,589  
   
Commission
$500  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $19,574  
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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$69,817 - $172,127  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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