An Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $96,736 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Leadership. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$51,889 - $175,482
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $96,736
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Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Total Pay (?
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$19.87 - $248.32
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MEDIAN: $42.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$51,889 - $175,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,050  
Profit Sharing
$3,898 - $35,479  
Commission
$4,000 - $35,000  
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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$52,730 - $205,057  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 809
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$19.87 - $248.32  
   
Overtime
$20.00 - $55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,050  
   
Commission
$4,000 - $35,000  
Profit Sharing
$3,898 - $35,479  
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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$52,730 - $205,057  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 809
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%
National Average
$100,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Los Angeles, California Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 104%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 38%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 36%
Research Analysis
up arrow 8%
Insurance
up arrow 7%
National Average
$100,000
Case Management
up arrow 3%
Technical Writing
up arrow 17%
Spanish Language
up arrow 43%
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Gender
Female
44%
female alumni
 
Male
56%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 21%
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