Senior Trial Attorney Salary

Pay for Senior Trial Attorneys in the United States sits in the ballpark of $132K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and nearly one-half earn dental coverage. Most Senior Trial Attorneys like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men working as Senior Trial Attorneys who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$96,419 - $250,000
$96K
$130K
$250K
MEDIAN: $132,453
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$90K$180K$270K
Salary
$96,419 - $250,000  
   
Bonus
$2,576 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$11,750  
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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$105,582 - $247,301  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Senior Trial Attorney

  • 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.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Senior Trial Attorney

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
40%
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Experience Affects Senior Trial Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

National Average
$145,000

Experienced
▼6%

Mid-Career
▼32%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 15%
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