Average Entry-Level Attorney Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Attorney is $61,869

Base Salary
$48k - $91k
$2k - $11k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$47k - $94k
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What Do Entry-Level Attorneys Do?

Entry-Level Attorney Tasks
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Evaluate findings and work with upper level attorneys to develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Assist attorneys with gathering evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions.
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3.4 out of 5
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FAQs About Entry-Level Attorneys

What is the highest pay for Entry-Level Attorneys?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Entry-Level Attorney is $91k / year

What is the lowest pay for Entry-Level Attorneys?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Entry-Level Attorney is $48k / year

How can Entry-Level Attorneys increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Entry-Level Attorney is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Entry-Level Attorney that oversees more junior Entry-Level Attorneys, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.