Senior Trial Attorney Salary

For Senior Trial Attorneys, annual average wages total $127K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and slightly more than half collect dental insurance. The majority of Senior Trial Attorneys (67 percent) who took the survey are men. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$96,507 - $207,293
$97K
$130K
$210K
MEDIAN: $126,652
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$0$297K
Salary $96,507 - $207,293
Bonus $2,576 - $48,479
Profit Sharing $16,000
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$98,856 - $297,686
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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United States (change)

Job Description for Senior Trial Attorney

  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases
  • 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

Senior Trial Attorney Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Trial Attorney

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
38%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Trial Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$142,000

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 15%
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