Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $110,396 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Intellectual Property (IP) and Complex Litigation Case Management. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$58,649 - $195,437
$59K
$110K
$200K
MEDIAN: $107,316
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50%
90%

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$34.00 - $193.78
$49
MEDIAN: $49.13
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$0$222K
Salary $58,649 - $195,437
Bonus $200.00 - $29,479
Profit Sharing $6,500
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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$58,357 - $222,676
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 125
Hourly Data $0$193
Hourly Rate $49.13
Overtime $37.50
Annual Data $0$222K
Bonus $200.00 - $29,479
Profit Sharing $6,500
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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$58,357 - $222,676
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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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 $89,000 based on 82 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 $112,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $152,000 based on 39 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 $156,000 based on 18 salaries.

Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

▲45%

▲41%

▲4%

National Average
$108,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
▲73%



Leadership
▲10%




National Average
$108,000

Legal Compliance
▼1%


Legal Document Review
▼5%

Negotiation
▼7%


Technical Writing
▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 13%
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