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Senior Trial Attorney Salary (United States)

Earnings for Senior Trial Attorneys in the United States come in at around $118K per year on average. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Senior Trial Attorneys, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Senior Trial Attorney Salary (?
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$76,640 - $214,392
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MEDIAN: $118,200
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National Salary Data

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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$76,640 - $214,392  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,194  
Profit Sharing
$5,087 - $40,337  
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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$83,299 - $245,712  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Job Description for Senior Trial Attorney

  • 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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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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National Average
$124,000
Los Angeles
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For those looking to make money, Senior Trial Attorneys in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 11 percent above the national average. Trailing the national average by 18 percent, Los Angeles is the market with the smallest paychecks.
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Experience Affects Senior Trial Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$124,000
Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
30%
female alumni
 
Male
70%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
57%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%