Attorney / Lawyer with Technical Writing Skills Salary

Median pay for Attorneys with Technical Writing skills lies in the neighborhood of $79K per year. Overall cash earnings for Attorneys with Technical Writing skills stretch from $47K on the lower end to $152K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $20K from bonuses and $18K from profit sharing. Geography and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Women Attorneys with Technical Writing skills who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$45,810 - $144,447
$46K
$78K
$140K
MEDIAN: $77,810
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$15.05 - $103.91
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MEDIAN: $35.61
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$0$159K
Salary $45,810 - $144,447
Bonus $958 - $20,147
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $25,644
Commission $6,100
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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$47,031 - $159,480
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 401
Hourly Data $0$103
Hourly Rate $15.05 - $103.91
Overtime $12.26 - $78.30
Annual Data $0$159K
Bonus $958 - $20,147
Commission $6,100
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $25,644
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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$47,031 - $159,480
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 245 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 83 salaries. An Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $80,074

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

With a pay rate for Attorneys with Technical Writing skills that is 37 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Attorneys with Technical Writing skills will also find cushy salaries in Indianapolis (+34 percent), Baltimore (+23 percent), Chicago (+23 percent), and Boston (+21 percent). Attorneys with Technical Writing skills in Tampa take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 24 percent less than the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Nashville (22 percent lower) and San Diego (21 percent lower).

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

Experienced
▲33%

▲13%

National Average
$80,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 30%
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