Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Patent Attorney earns an average salary of $113,872 per year.
Entry-Level Patent Attorney Total Pay (?
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$68,192 - $159,137
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $113,871
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Entry-Level Patent Attorney Total Pay (?
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$20.61 - $192.71
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$68,192 - $159,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,024  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $14,795  
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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$67,166 - $175,107  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 383
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$20.61 - $192.71  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$990 - $14,795  
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).
)
$67,166 - $175,107  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 383
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$117,000
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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 12%
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