Real Estate Attorney Salary

Median pay for Real Estate Attorneys in the United States is around $81K annually. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, approximately one-fourth claim no health benefits at all. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. Most Real Estate Attorneys report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,162 - $148,903

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$49,162 - $148,903  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,299  
Profit Sharing
$2,430 - $19,832  
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$48,759 - $154,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $68K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $99K. Professionals who spend a good 10 to 20 years in the workforce haul in an average of $104K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $131K.

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Experience Affects Real Estate Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 55%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 27%
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