Assistant Attorney General Salary

Assistant Attorney Generals in the United States take home an average $74K per year. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Assistant Attorney Generals making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.

$53,483 - $119,426
$53K
$79K
$120K
MEDIAN: $78,528
10%
50%
90%

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Salary $53,483 - $119,426
Bonus $0.00 - $7,891
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$53,594 - $118,961
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

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Job Description for Assistant Attorney General

Attorney generals are attorneys who work on behalf of the United States government. Assistant attorney generals work under the supervision of attorney generals, undertaking a similar range of job duties. The office of the attorney general handles high-profile criminal cases, large law suits regarding environmental issues, and civil cases filed against the state or federal government. In preparation for these cases, assistant attorney generals attend coordination meetings with the attorney general and other members of the attorney general's office.

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Common Career Paths for Assistant Attorney General


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Many Assistant Attorney Generals move into Attorney roles, in which average pay is a slightly higher $81K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Attorney General

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Attorney General has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Attorney General with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $67,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Attorney General with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Assistant Attorney General which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 16 salaries. An Assistant Attorney General with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Assistant Attorney General

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Assistant Attorney General Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Assistant Attorney General Salaries

Legal Research
▲14%

National Average
$78,000

Litigation Case Management
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 92%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 2%
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