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Average Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney Salary

$137,311
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$15,580
Bonus
$10,000
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The average salary for an Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney is $137,311.
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$77k
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$137k
90%
$201k
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$77k - $201k
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$2k - $49k
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$79k - $230k
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Job Satisfaction for Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney

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What Are Popular Skills for Intellectual Property (IP) Attorneys?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Intellectual Property (IP) Attorneys?

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 $114,549 based on 5 salaries. An early career Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $98,628 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $146,622 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $170,262 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $160,000.
Employees with Intellectual Property (IP) Attorney in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 12.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (37.1% less), New York, New York (28.3% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (15.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 141 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
31.9%
Mid Career
30.5%
Experienced
27.0%
Late Career
7.1%

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