Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Prosecutor is $66,977
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Prosecutors?
An entry-level Prosecutor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,725 based on 11 salaries. An early career Prosecutor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,253 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Prosecutors Do?
Prosecutors, or prosecuting attorneys, are licensed lawyers who appear in courts of law on behalf of the government. They may represent the United States or work at a state or local level, and their cases are usually against people accused of illegal activity.
Their work begins by researching and investigating specific cases. They will make contact with police, as well as any witnesses, victims, and alleged perpetrators to gather evidence which could later be used to build a case. Next, they …Read more
- Ensure that criminals are punished for their crimes by convincing judges that the criminal is guilty.
- Perform and prepare legal research and court documents to present in court.