Sr. Staff Attorney Salary

The average pay for a Sr. Staff Attorney is $79,385 per year.

$48,279 - $146,872
$48K
$85K
$150K
MEDIAN: $85,000
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$0$160K
Salary $48,279 - $146,872
Bonus $0.00 - $17,879
Profit Sharing $5,000
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$48,279 - $160,621
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 23

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Job Description for Sr. Staff Attorney

  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liablility, 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

Sr. Staff Attorney Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Staff Attorney

Pay by Experience for a Sr. Staff Attorney has a positive trend. An entry-level Sr. Staff Attorney with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sr. Staff Attorney with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Sr. Staff Attorney which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 11 salaries. A Sr. Staff Attorney with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Sr. Staff Attorney

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Sr. Staff Attorney Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
$88,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None:
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