Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Patent Attorney earns an average salary of $114,053 per year.
Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary (?
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$69,054 - $158,770
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $114,052
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Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary (?
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$20.27 - $194.89
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MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,054 - $158,770  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,024  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $15,000  
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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$68,331 - $174,260  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 361
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $194.89  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $24,024  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $15,000  
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).
)
$68,331 - $174,260  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Boston
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Cincinnati
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New York
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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: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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