Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Entry-Level Attorney is $71,216
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Entry-Level Attorneys?
An entry-level Entry-Level Attorney with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $72,617 based on 5 salaries. An early career Entry-Level Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,500 based on 6 salaries.
What Do Entry-Level Attorneys Do?
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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- 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.