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Real Estate Attorney Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Real Estate Attorney is $90,125 per year. A skill in Contract Negotiation is associated with high pay for this job.
Real Estate Attorney Salary (?
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$51,204 - $152,636
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MEDIAN: $90,125
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$51,204 - $152,636  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,696  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $5,000  
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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$50,762 - $162,706  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 154
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Job Description for Real Estate Attorney

Few business transactions can be as complicated, or symbolic of the risks of financial resources, as those involving real estate. Real estate attorneys are lawyers who specialize in this area. Their work revolves around assisting buyers and sellers in working through difficult contracts and closing language, and also represent interested parties when civil remedies through lawsuits are involved. They may also represent interested parties in foreclosure proceedings.
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Real Estate Attorney Tasks
  • Meet stringent deadlines.
  • Represent client in all real estate business dealings and make executive decisions as needed.
  • Negotiate and draft real estate documentation, including leases, licensing, and purchasing and selling agreements.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.

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Pay by Experience Level for Real Estate Attorney

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Atlanta
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Boston
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National Average
$95,000
New York
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Experience Affects Real Estate Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$95,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 25%