Average Associate Attorney Salary

$76,917
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$77k
90%
$129k

The average salary for an Associate Attorney is $76,917

Base Salary
$52k - $129k
Bonus
$1k - $19k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $16k
Commission
$2k - $24k
Total Pay
$53k - $136k
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What Do Associate Attorneys Do?

Associate Attorney 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.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • 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.
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Job Satisfaction for Associate Attorney

3.6 out of 5
(622)
Highly Satisfied
36Reviews
Based on 622 responses, the job of Associate Attorney has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.63 out of 5. On average, Associate Attorneys are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
55.8%
Male
43.6%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 3,259 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

54%

Vision

44%

None

20%