The average salary for an Entry-Level Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $58,357.
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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. An immigration lawyer is primarily concerned with assisting clients who wish to immigrate to a new country for work and/or residency. They help shepherd applications for citizenship or work visas through the complex…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer
Legal Document Review
Chinese, Mandarin Language
Skills in Legal Document Review are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Chinese, Mandarin Language, Spanish Language, Client Interaction and Legal Research.
Pay by Experience Level for Immigration Attorney / Lawyer
An early career Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,231 based on 386 salaries. A mid-career Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,541 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,229 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,389.
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