Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Immigration Attorney / Lawyer is $59,159
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Immigration Attorney / Lawyers?
An early career Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,873 based on 330 salaries. A mid-career Immigration Attorney / Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,758 based on 111 salaries. …Read more
What Do Immigration Attorney / Lawyers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.