The average pay for a Staff Attorney in Washington, District of Columbia is $70,000 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Litigation Case Management and Legal Compliance. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$46,766 - $106,133
(Median)
$47K
$70K
$110K
MEDIAN: $70,000
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$46,766 - $106,133  
   
Bonus
$9,875  
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$46,935 - $122,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Experience Affects Staff Attorney Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$73,000

Skills That Affect Staff Attorney Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 36%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 34%

National Average
$73,000

Legal Research
up arrow 18%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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