Entry-Level Staff Attorney Salary

For Entry-Level Staff Attorneys, yearly average wages total $63K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. For the most part, Entry-Level Staff Attorneys enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of Entry-Level Staff Attorneys (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$44,443 - $96,032
$44K
$64K
$96K
MEDIAN: $63,560
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90%

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$24.24 - $56.67
$24
$35
$57
MEDIAN: $35.00
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90%

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$0$98K
Salary $44,443 - $96,032
Bonus $0.00 - $11,857
Profit Sharing $4,250
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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$44,681 - $98,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 350
Hourly Data $0$71
Hourly Rate $24.24 - $56.67
Overtime $71.75
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $0.00 - $11,857
Profit Sharing $4,250
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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$44,681 - $98,854
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,447

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Entry-Level Staff Attorneys that is 23 percent greater than the national average, Seattle offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Staff Attorneys can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+22 percent), Houston (+22 percent), New York (+15 percent), and Washington (+14 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Staff Attorney's salary, with Philadelphia Entry-Level Staff Attorneys earning salaries that are 30 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in San Francisco and Salt Lake City (13 percent lower and 10 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Staff Attorney

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Staff Attorney Salaries



National Average
$64,000

Legal Document Review
▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 10%
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