The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas is $87,649 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Complex Litigation Case Management, Contract Negotiation, and Legal Compliance. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Total Pay (?
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$49,248 - $161,112
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MEDIAN: $87,648
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Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Total Pay (?
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$22.77 - $246.58
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,248 - $161,112  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $27,181  
Profit Sharing
$2,508 - $19,933  
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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$50,301 - $183,114  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 323
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$90$180$270
Hourly Rate
$22.77 - $246.58  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Bonus
$99.33 - $27,181  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,508 - $19,933  
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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$50,301 - $183,114  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 323
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 95%
Experienced
up arrow 47%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$92,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in Dallas, Texas Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 42%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 28%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 26%
National Average
$92,000
Legal Research
up arrow 11%
Client Interaction
up arrow 13%
Litigation Case Management
up arrow 13%
Technical Writing
up arrow 13%
Research Analysis
up arrow 20%
Case Management
up arrow 35%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 69 votes.
Gender
Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 21%
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