Average Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salary

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The average salary for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $67,436.
MEDIAN $67,436
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$48k - $108k
$234 - $12k
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$2k - $20k
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Total Pay
$47k - $113k

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Job Description for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Immigration Attorney / 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.

Job Satisfaction for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

3.6 out of 5
Highly Satisfied

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Skills in Client Interaction, Legal Document Review and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Spanish Language and Legal Research.

Pay by Experience Level for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

An entry-level Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,872 based on 80 salaries. An early career Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,100 based on 395 salaries. A mid-career Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,405 based on 105 salaries. An experienced Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,299 based on 102 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,000.
Employees with Immigration Attorney / Lawyer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 20.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.4% more) and Dallas, Texas (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (3.8% less), Los Angeles, California (3.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (1.3% less).

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