Senior Trial Attorney Salary

The average Senior Trial Attorney in the United States earns approximately $120K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. There are more male Senior Trial Attorneys than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 64 percent. Most enjoy medical while just over a half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$81,032 - $206,080
(Median)
$81K
$120K
$210K
MEDIAN: $120,267
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Salary
$81,032 - $206,080  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,479  
Profit Sharing
$15,484  
Total Pay (?
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$84,927 - $220,151  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
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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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Experience Affects Senior Trial Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$130,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
54%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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