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Average Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer Salary

$128,452
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$10,137
Bonus
$19,518
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The average salary for an Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer is $128,452.
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$60k
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$128k
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$239k
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$51k - $271k
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What Are Popular Skills for Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyers?

Skills in Contract Negotiation and Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Legal Research and Intellectual Property (IP).

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

An entry-level Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $100,841 based on 10 salaries. An early career Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,736 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $128,873 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $171,184 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $176,857.
Employees with Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 44.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (6.6% less), San Francisco, California (2.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.5%
Early Career
32.5%
Mid Career
13.8%
Experienced
26.3%
Late Career
15.0%

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