Attorney, Government Salary

An Attorney, Government earns an average salary of $86,740 per year.

$52,467 - $151,019
$52K
$94K
$150K
MEDIAN: $93,551
10%
50%
90%

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$31.27 - $70.50
$49
MEDIAN: $49.13
50%

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$0$153K
Salary $52,467 - $151,019
Bonus $0.00 - $9,917
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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$52,052 - $153,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$70
Hourly Rate $49.13
Overtime $64.47
Annual Data $0$153K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,917
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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$52,052 - $153,054
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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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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: $94,394

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Key Stats for Attorney, Government

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
35%

Experience Affects Attorney, Government Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$94,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 5%