$47,490
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$2,928

Profit Sharing

$40,500

The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer is $47,490 per year.

$29,699 - $94,687
$30K
$47K
$95K
MEDIAN: $47,490
10%
50%
90%
$18.25 - $24.71
$24
MEDIAN: $23.99
50%
$0$127K
Salary $29,699 - $94,687
Bonus $507 - $24,658
Profit Sharing $40,500
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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$28,704 - $127,571
  • Country: Puerto Rico
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $23.99
Annual Data $0$127K
Bonus $507 - $24,658
Profit Sharing $40,500
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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$28,704 - $127,571
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Attorney / Lawyer

Attorneys apply the law to specific situations and advise their clients on a course of action based on legal rights and responsibilities. Some attorneys work in the business world, providing counsel to corporate clients on business transactions. Other attorneys work with persons in the legal system, advocating on their behalf and representing them in court actions.

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Attorney / Lawyer Tasks

  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-2%

National Average: $48,666

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲41%

National Average
$49,000

▼14%

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 30%