Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Patent Attorney earns an average salary of $114,839 per year.
Entry-Level Patent Attorney Total Pay (?
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$67,698 - $159,492
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $114,839
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Entry-Level Patent Attorney Total Pay (?
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$16.34 - $176.17
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MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$67,698 - $159,492  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,141  
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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$65,661 - $174,615  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$16.34 - $176.17  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $21,141  
   
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).
)
$65,661 - $174,615  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 390
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Washington
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Seattle
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Boston
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New York
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$118,000
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Gender

Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 12%
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