Average Criminal Defense Lawyer Salary

$81,533
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$50k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$180k

The average salary for a Criminal Defense Lawyer is $81,533

Base Salary
$50k - $180k
Bonus
$405 - $26k
Profit Sharing
$21 - $117k
Total Pay
$52k - $246k
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What Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Do?

Criminal Defense Lawyer 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.
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