$102,028
Avg. Salary
$52.50
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,696

Bonus

$10,809

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Patent Agent with Technical Writing skills is $52.50 per hour.

The median Patent Agent has a base pay of $102,028. Salaries generally range from $72k to $150k. The median bonus is $9,696. Skills that can affect salary include Technical Writing.
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$0$168K
Salary $71,882 - $149,730
Bonus $0.00 - $29,579
Profit Sharing $10,809
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$73,680 - $168,220
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

Job Description for Patent Agent

Inventors looking to obtain protection for their innovations employ patent practitioners, otherwise known as patent agents, for assistance with the patent application process. Certified by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), patent agents help prospective inventors navigate the complex requirements of patent application.

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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.

Patent Agent Job Listings

Key Stats for Patent Agent

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 3%