Average Associate Attorney Salary

Average Associate Attorney Salary

$75,399
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$51k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$125k

The average salary for an Associate Attorney is $75,399

Base Salary
$51k - $125k
Bonus
$998 - $18k
Profit Sharing
$987 - $19k
Commission
$1k - $21k
Total Pay
$52k - $133k
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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

3.7 out of 5
(822)
Highly Satisfied
35Reviews
Based on 822 responses, the job of Associate Attorney has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.65 out of 5. On average, Associate Attorneys are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
55.7%
Male
44.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 3,875 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

78%

Dental

52%

Vision

41%

None

22%