The average pay for a Sr. Staff Attorney is $82,850 per year.

$55,526 - $137,871
$56K
$83K
$140K
MEDIAN: $82,849
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Salary
$55,526 - $137,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
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$56,028 - $153,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Sr. Staff 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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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Staff Attorney

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Sr. Staff Attorney

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Sr. Staff Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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