Entry-Level Attorney Salary

An Entry-Level Attorney earns an average salary of $52,045 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$40,835 - $79,382
$41K
$56K
$79K
MEDIAN: $55,710
10%
50%
90%

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$15.10 - $34.77
$15
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.14
10%
50%
90%

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$0$79K
Salary $40,835 - $79,382
Bonus $0.00 - $10,234
Profit Sharing $1,025
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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$40,740 - $79,606
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $15.10 - $34.77
Overtime $33.97
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,234
Profit Sharing $1,025
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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$40,740 - $79,606
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Entry-Level Attorney

Entry-level attorneys are normally employed in larger law firms for work that must be performed by persons with legal training. As the most inexperienced lawyers at a firm, entry-level attorneys may not be asked to present a casein a courtroom. Instead, they generally assist more senior legal personnel with casework, research, writing, and information collecting. They typically work with partners to ensure the firm’s clients receive the best possible legal representation.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Entry-Level Attorney


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Entry-Level Attorney Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Entry-Level Attorney?

Entry-Level Attorney in Los Angeles:
"Work flexibility."
Pros: Schedule.
Cons: Not learning.

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Key Stats for Entry-Level Attorney

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
51%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
1%
10-19 years
2%

Experience Affects Entry-Level Attorney Salaries

National Average
$56,000

▼5%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Attorney Salaries

National Average
$56,000

Legal Document Review
▼1%

Legal Research
▼9%

Litigation Case Management
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
51%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
1%
10-19 years
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 31%