Average Patent Agent Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Patent Agent is $102,006 in 2023

Base Salary
$70k - $147k
$2k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $12k
Total Pay
$69k - $159k
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What Do Patent Agents Do?

Patent Agent Tasks
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Respond to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) actions.
  • Draft and prosecute patent application for invention.
  • Interview clients and conduct research to understand invention.
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FAQs About Patent Agents

What is the highest pay for Patent Agents?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Patent Agent is $147k / year

What is the lowest pay for Patent Agents?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Patent Agent is $70k / year

How can Patent Agents increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Patent Agent is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Patent Agent that oversees more junior Patent Agents, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.