A Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer earns an average salary of $89,246 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Intellectual Property (IP) and Regulatory Compliance.
Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$54,833 - $147,508
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $89,245
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Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Total Pay (?
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$29.53 - $250.76
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MEDIAN: $57.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$54,833 - $147,508  
   
Bonus
$286.67 - $25,377  
Profit Sharing
$1,798 - $25,125  
Commission
$-0.49 - $50,583  
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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$57,892 - $167,686  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,996
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$100$200$300
Hourly Rate
$29.53 - $250.76  
   
Overtime
$1.06 - $297.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$200K$400K$600K
Bonus
$286.67 - $25,377  
   
Commission
$-0.49 - $50,583  
Profit Sharing
$1,798 - $25,125  
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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$57,892 - $167,686  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 4,996
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Pay Difference By Location
San Francisco
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Philadelphia
up arrow 15%
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Miami
up arrow 13%
Phoenix
up arrow 6%
Seattle
up arrow 5%
Houston
up arrow 3%
Minneapolis
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Atlanta
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National Average
$96,000
Denver
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 46%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 27%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%
Insurance
up arrow 1%
Negotiation
up arrow 1%
National Average
$96,000
Case Management
up arrow 1%
Technical Writing
up arrow 3%
Research Analysis
up arrow 5%
Leadership
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 20%
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