Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary

Compensation for Entry-Level Patent Attorneys is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($116K). Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Patent Attorneys varies from $70K to $174K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $21K each. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (87 percent) of Entry-Level Patent Attorneys who answered the questionnaire are male. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little less than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$70,148 - $160,131
(Median)
$70K
$120K
$160K
MEDIAN: $115,824
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$20.00 - $196.53
(Median)
$20
$49
$200
MEDIAN: $48.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,148 - $160,131  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,700  
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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$69,871 - $174,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 352
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$20.00 - $196.53  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,700  
   
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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$69,871 - $174,163  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 13%
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