$76,548
Avg. Salary
$80.37
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$4,861

Profit Sharing

$2,300

The average pay for a Divorce Lawyer is $80.37 per hour.

The average pay for a Divorce Lawyer is $76,548 per year.

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$302
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MEDIAN $80
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MEDIAN $76,548
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MEDIAN: $76,548
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$0$267K
Salary $43,094 - $155,035
Bonus $97.44 - $23,315
Profit Sharing $0.36 - $77,566
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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$44,252 - $267,772
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$302
Hourly Rate $15.32 - $302
Hourly Tips $0.22
Overtime $61.00
Annual Data $0$267K
Bonus $97.44 - $23,315
Profit Sharing $0.36 - $77,566
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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$44,252 - $267,772
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Divorce Lawyer

Divorce lawyers are specialized attorneys that deal with the dissolution of a marital union. They represent their client in legal filings, the division of assets, and child-custody decisions, working to guarantee their client's rights are secured and ensure they receive an optimal settlement. Divorce lawyers' day-to-day tasks may vary depending on clients' needs; some general tasks they may perform in the course of a workday include returning telephone calls, drafting correspondence, counseling clients, preparing for pleadings to the court, and traveling to court for hearings.

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Divorce 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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Pay by Experience Level for Divorce Lawyer

Pay by Experience for a Divorce Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Divorce Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Divorce Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Divorce Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $117,000 based on 18 salaries. A Divorce Lawyer 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 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Divorce Lawyer

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Divorce Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲30%

Late-Career
▲19%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 43%