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Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary

Entry-Level Patent Attorneys can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $116K) surpassing six figures annually. 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 $174K. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Patent Attorneys who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$70,215 - $159,820
(Median)
$70K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $116,202
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$20.00 - $196.53
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,215 - $159,820  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,447  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $20,134  
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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$69,881 - $174,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 348
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $196.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,447  
   
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $20,134  
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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$69,881 - $174,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 12%
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