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Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salary

The average salary for a Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) is $140,265 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$96,627 - $196,919
(Median)
$97K
$140K
$200K
MEDIAN: $140,264
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Salary
$96,627 - $196,919  
   
Bonus
$1,952 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$2,250 - $17,000  
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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$99,210 - $236,617  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 184

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Job Description for Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house)

  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • 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.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.

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Experience Affects Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
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National Average
$154,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
49%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%