$54,602
Avg. Salary
$22.48
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,483

Bonus

$4,898

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant is $22.48 per hour.

The average pay for an Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant is $54,602 per year.

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$17.18
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$22.48
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$31.63
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MEDIAN $22.48
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$38k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $54,602
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MEDIAN: $54,602
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$0$76K
Salary $37,910 - $76,974
Bonus $472 - $4,905
Profit Sharing $4,898
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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$38,225 - $76,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 150
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $17.18 - $31.63
Overtime $19.73 - $50.68
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $472 - $4,905
Profit Sharing $4,898
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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$38,225 - $76,991
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 46

Job Description for Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant

Many different employers require the help of an intellectual property (IP) assistant to draft patent documents and conduct research on the United States Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) website. IP assistants work in a wide spectrum of industries, including heavy and light industry, music, entertainment, and technology, among many others. IP assistants work with an organization’s intellectual property attorneys or contracted external legal professionals on intellectual property litigation and researching potential intellectual property for the USPTO patent application process.

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Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Tasks
  • Aid inventors and invention owners in obtaining a patent for their invention
  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention
  • Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention

Common Career Paths for Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant


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Intellectual Property Assistants often end up in upper-level roles like Intellectual Property Paralegal. Intellectual Property Paralegals bring home $61K annually on average.

Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant

Pay by Experience for an Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 64 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 38 salaries. An Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 15 salaries.

Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant?

Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant:
They have the lowest pay in the area but good training. Like anywhere else, some people are very nice, while others are hard to work with. The benefits are okay. The schedule is flexible if you have a nice attorney.

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Key Stats for Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲45%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$53,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Intellectual Property (IP) Assistant Salaries

National Average
$53,000

Intellectual Property (IP)
▼2%

Legal Document Review
▼31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 9%