$86,386
Avg. Salary
$49.43
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,056

Bonus

$40,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Attorney, Government is $49.43 per hour.

The average pay for an Attorney, Government is $86,386 per year.

$31.73
10%
$49.43
50%
$69.28
90%
MEDIAN $49.43
$50k
10%
$86k
50%
$148k
90%
MEDIAN $86,386
$50,133 - $148,302
$50K
$86K
$150K
MEDIAN: $86,386
10%
50%
90%

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$31.73 - $69.28
$49
MEDIAN: $49.43
50%

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$0$149K
Salary $50,133 - $148,302
Bonus $0.00 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $40,000
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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$50,357 - $149,716
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 198
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $49.43
Overtime $62.98
Annual Data $0$149K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,000
Profit Sharing $40,000
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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$50,357 - $149,716
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Attorney, Government

Attorneys of the government work within specialized areas of law to represent the interests of local, state, or federal government bodies, and may be associated with those who assist in creating or enforcing legislation and/or regulations. Government attorneys may also serve as aides who help craft legislative language or create legally presentable reports for government agencies or the general public. Typically, government attorneys involved in law enforcement are classified as prosecutors; however, they may be involved in assisting the prosecution, even in an investigatory or evidence-discovery capacity.

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Attorney, Government Tasks

  • Present cases in court representing the local, state or federal government.
  • Review reports, evidence, and conduct research.
  • Question witnesses, victims or others involved in the case.

Common Career Paths for Attorney, Government


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Attorney, Government Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Attorney, Government

Pay by Experience for an Attorney, Government has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney, Government with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney, Government with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Attorney, Government which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $101,000 based on 40 salaries. An Attorney, Government with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 34 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,443

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

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Key Stats for Attorney, Government

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Attorney, Government Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 4%