Average Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer Salary

$127,765
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$12,500
Bonus
$20,000
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The average salary for an Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer is $127,765.
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$128k
90%
$230k
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$59k - $230k
Bonus
$979 - $85k
Profit Sharing
$13k - $40k
Total Pay
$52k - $267k

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Popular Skills for Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer

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).

Pay by Experience Level for Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer

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 9 salaries. An early career Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,130 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,575 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Intellectual Property (IP) Lawyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $179,353 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 44.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (20.4% less), San Francisco, California (2.3% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 85 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.6%
Early Career
34.1%
Mid Career
15.3%
Experienced
24.7%
Late Career
15.3%

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