The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $90,738.
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Job Description for Attorney / Lawyer
Attorneys apply the law to specific situations and advise their clients on a course of action based on legal rights and responsibilities. Some attorneys work in the business world, providing counsel to corporate clients on business transactions. Other attorneys work with persons in the legal system, advocating on their behalf and representing them in court actions. Attorneys specialize in an area of law, such as contracts, criminal cases, or patent litigation. Most lawyers work in private prac…Read more
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Popular Skills for Attorney / Lawyer
Litigation Case Management
Legal Document Review
Skills in Negotiation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Legal Research, Litigation Case Management and Client Interaction.
Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer
An early career Attorney / Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,380 based on 31 salaries. A mid-career Attorney / Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,301 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $112,138 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $137,544.
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Employees with Attorney / Lawyer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (16.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.1% less).
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