Patent Examiner Salary

A Patent Examiner earns an average salary of $90,281 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$65,345 - $142,773
(Median)
$65K
$90K
$140K
MEDIAN: $90,280
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$65,345 - $142,773  
   
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$0.00 - $11,562  
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$62,106 - $144,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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Job Description for Patent Examiner

  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liablility, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.

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Pay by Experience Level for Patent Examiner

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Experience Affects Patent Examiner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 64%

Experienced
up arrow 52%

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%

National Average
$91,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 5%
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