The average pay for a Prosecutor is $59,827 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Prosecutor Total Pay (?
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$39,682 - $100,850
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MEDIAN: $59,826
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$39,682 - $100,850  
   
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$0.00 - $10,113  
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$39,174 - $106,069  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 111
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Job Description for Prosecutor
  • Perform and prepare legal research and court documents to present in court.
  • Ensure that criminals are punished for their crimes by convincing judges that the criminal is guilty.
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Pay by Experience Level for Prosecutor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Prosecutor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 63%
Experienced
up arrow 35%
Mid-Career
up arrow 13%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 11%
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