Average Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney Salary

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The average salary for an Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney is $139,073.
MEDIAN $139,073
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$75k - $200k
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$78k - $230k

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Popular Skills for Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney

Skills in Intellectual Property (IP), Client Interaction and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Analysis and Biotechnology.

Pay by Experience Level for Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney

An entry-level Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $102,586 based on 29 salaries. An early career Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,526 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $147,365 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $173,693 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $163,854.
Employees with Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 43.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts (22.2% more) and Chicago, Illinois (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (38.9% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (16.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (10.3% less).

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