Entry-Level Patent Attorney Salary

Entry-Level Patent Attorneys can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $116K) surpassing six figures annually. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Patent Attorneys vary widely between $70K and $174K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $21K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Male Entry-Level Patent Attorneys far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Most Entry-Level Patent Attorneys like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-half. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$70,427 - $160,658

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$20.00 - $196.53

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$70,427 - $160,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,770  
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: 18 Jul 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 - $20,770  
   
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: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 13%
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