Average Senior Attorney Salary

Average Senior Attorney Salary

$123,085
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$75k
MEDIAN
$123k
90%
$196k

The average salary for a Senior Attorney is $123,085

Base Salary
$75k - $196k
Bonus
$3k - $46k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $66k
Commission
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$78k - $232k
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What Do Senior Attorneys Do?

Senior Attorney Tasks
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • 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.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
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Job Satisfaction for Senior Attorney

3.8 out of 5
(90)
Highly Satisfied
6Reviews
Based on 90 responses, the job of Senior Attorney has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Senior Attorneys are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
59.5%
Male
40.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
This data is based on 264 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

82%

Dental

65%

Vision

57%

None

17%