$73,487
Avg. Salary
$38.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$7,250

Bonus

$5,500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a District Attorney is $38.00 per hour.

The average pay for a District Attorney is $73,487 per year.

$12.61
10%
$38.00
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$74.50
90%
MEDIAN $38.00
$51k
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$73k
50%
$133k
90%
MEDIAN $73,487
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MEDIAN: $73,487
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$0$144K
Salary $50,886 - $132,767
Bonus $50.00 - $30,521
Profit Sharing $5,500
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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$50,535 - $144,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 27 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data $0$74
Hourly Rate $12.61 - $74.50
Overtime $47.50
Annual Data $0$144K
Bonus $50.00 - $30,521
Profit Sharing $5,500
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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$50,535 - $144,654
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 27 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for District Attorney

A district attorney is the lawyer who represents a given area during the prosecution of criminal offenders within that jurisdiction. The district attorney will typically supervise a staff of assistants attorneys who assist him or her in presenting and prosecuting cases, especially in larger jurisdictions. As the lead representative and prosecutor within the jurisdiction, the attorney will typically also be in charge of employment decisions and budgeting for his or her department.

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District Attorney Tasks

  • Ensure that criminals are punished for their crimes by convincing judges that the criminal is guilty.
  • Perform and prepare legal research and court documents to present in court.

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Pay by Experience Level for District Attorney

Pay by Experience for a District Attorney has a positive trend. An entry-level District Attorney with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A District Attorney with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced District Attorney which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 24 salaries. A District Attorney with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for District Attorney

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects District Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲23%

National Average
$75,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 4%