Experienced Staff Attorney Salary

An average Experienced Staff Attorney can expect to take home roughly $79K per year. Most Experienced Staff Attorneys are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Women make up a slight majority of Experienced Staff Attorneys (56 percent) survey respondents. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$56,042 - $125,241
$56K
$79K
$130K
MEDIAN: $78,612
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50%
90%

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$30.00 - $65.00
$39
MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,042 - $125,241  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$55,457 - $135,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$39.00  
   
Overtime
$58.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,500  
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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$55,457 - $135,248  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Key Stats for Staff Attorney

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Skills That Affect Staff Attorney Salaries

Contract Negotiation
▲23%

Legal Document Review
▲18%

Legal Compliance
▲14%

Legal Research
▲11%

Litigation Case Management
▲7%

National Average
$81,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 10%
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