Entry-Level Associate Attorney (Law Firm) Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Associate Attorneys at Law Firms come in at around $74K per year on average. Total incomes of Entry-Level Associate Attorneys at Law Firms incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $22K from bonuses and close to $16K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $48K and $139K. Most Entry-Level Associate Attorneys at Law Firms like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and around one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by close to one-half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$48,814 - $141,141
$49K
$74K
$140K
MEDIAN: $73,762
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$13.28 - $88.08
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$88
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$0$149K
Salary $48,814 - $141,141
Bonus $489.36 - $24,383
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $16,343
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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$49,138 - $149,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 283
Hourly Data $0$88
Hourly Rate $13.28 - $88.08
Overtime $40.00
Annual Data $0$149K
Bonus $489.36 - $24,383
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $16,343
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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$49,138 - $149,411
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $76,217

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Associate Attorneys at Law Firms, Washington offers exceptional salaries, 87 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Associate Attorneys at Law Firms will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+32 percent), New York (+32 percent), San Francisco (+27 percent), and Los Angeles (+13 percent). In Miami, salaries are 9 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market.

Key Stats for Associate Attorney (Law Firm)

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Associate Attorney (Law Firm) Salaries

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲12%

Contract Negotiation
▲3%


National Average
$76,000

Negotiation
▼2%

Litigation Case Management
▼4%

Technical Writing
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 27%
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