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.

$44,171 - $106,973
$44K
$65K
$110K
MEDIAN: $64,566
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50%
90%

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$15.56 - $100
$16
$26
$100
MEDIAN: $26.21
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50%
90%

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$0$112K
Salary $44,171 - $106,973
Bonus $0.00 - $11,635
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,205
Commission $1,200
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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$43,046 - $112,653
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 569
Hourly Data $0$100
Hourly Rate $15.56 - $100
Overtime $52.25
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,635
Commission $1,200
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $15,205
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).
)
$43,046 - $112,653
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44

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: $65,156

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 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Late-Career
▲126%

▲50%

▲32%

National Average
$65,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Immigration Attorney / Lawyer Salaries


Legal Compliance
▲1%


Legal Document Review
▼0%

Spanish Language
▼0%

National Average
$65,000

Litigation Case Management
▼10%

Technical Writing
▼13%

Legal Writing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 31%