Attorney / Lawyer in Raleigh, North Carolina Salary

Attorneys in Raleigh, N.C. take home an average $82K per year. Most Attorneys in Raleigh like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a little more than half. Male Raleigh Attorneys are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$49,174 - $161,104
$49K
$80K
$160K
MEDIAN: $80,085
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$0$163K
Salary $49,174 - $161,104
Bonus $-0.50 - $39,149
Profit Sharing $10,000
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$50,335 - $163,406
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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About Raleigh, North Carolina

Wake County, North Carolina
451,949
Male:
219,184 (48.5%)
Female:
232,765 (51.5%)
Raleigh (/ˈrɑːli/; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina, the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 451,066 as of July 1, 2015. It is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University and is part of the Research Triangle area, together with Durham (home of Duke University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located...
Raleigh:
$56,910
North Carolina:
$47,830
$970
Raleigh:
$226,500
North Carolina:
$160,100
3.4%

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Negotiation
▲25%

Litigation Case Management
▲25%

National Average
$83,000

Client Interaction
▼2%

Case Management
▼7%

Legal Research
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 32%
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