Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salary

The average salary for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $65,061 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$45,674 - $113,049
$46K
$66K
$110K
MEDIAN: $65,818
10%
50%
90%

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$15.57 - $103.04
$16
$29
$100
MEDIAN: $29.28
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90%

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$0$117K
Salary $45,674 - $113,049
Bonus $0.00 - $15,067
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $99,329
Commission $1,000
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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$44,339 - $117,374
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 325
Hourly Data $0$103
Hourly Rate $15.57 - $103.04
Overtime $46.75
Annual Data $0$117K
Bonus $0.00 - $15,067
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $99,329
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).
)
$44,339 - $117,374
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

Job Description for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Immigration law is a complex area that requires specialized expertise to navigate successfully. Many law firms either specialize in immigration law or have this area serve as a significant portion of their practice. These firms are typical employers of immigration attorneys/lawyers.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer


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Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience Level for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Pay by Experience for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer has a positive trend. An entry-level Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 260 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Immigration Attorney / Lawyer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 51 salaries. An Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $148,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,370

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲122%

▲47%

▲29%

National Average
$66,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


National Average
$66,000

Legal Compliance
▼1%


Legal Document Review
▼2%

Spanish Language
▼2%

Litigation Case Management
▼11%

Technical Writing
▼14%

Legal Writing
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 32%