Average Prosecutor Salary

$65,003
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$4,913
Bonus
$976
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The average salary for a Prosecutor is $65,003.
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$49k
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$65k
90%
$121k
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$49k - $121k
Bonus
$309 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$120 - $2k
Total Pay
$48k - $123k
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Job Description for Prosecutor

Prosecutor Tasks
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Prosecutor

Skills in Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation, Legal Research, Criminal and Prosecution.

Pay by Experience Level for Prosecutor

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 $53,503 based on 15 salaries. An early career Prosecutor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,465 based on 63 salaries. A mid-career Prosecutor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,613 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Prosecutor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,416 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $97,018.
Employees with Prosecutor in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 61.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (30.8% more) and Houston, Texas (28.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (15.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 179 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.4%
Early Career
35.2%
Mid Career
22.9%
Experienced
17.3%
Late Career
16.2%

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