Six-figure salaries are the norm for Entry-Level Patent Attorneys , with median pay hovering around $115K per year. The range in cash compensation to Entry-Level Patent Attorneys ($71K to $169K) includes potential earnings of $21K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. For the most part, Entry-Level Patent Attorneys enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Generally, women make up less than a third of all Entry-Level Patent Attorneys who answered the questionnnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$69,681 - $159,375
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $114,631
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$69,681 - $159,375  
   
Bonus
$1,990 - $20,681  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,933  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$70,770 - $168,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 205
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$37.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,990 - $20,681  
   
Commission
$1,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $19,933  
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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$70,770 - $168,995  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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