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LAWYER / UNITED STATES / SALARY

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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR Gross income Net (after tax)

$117,592 USD

£84,358 GBP

$300,000 USD

£215,215 GBP

Average Salary / Lawyer / United States

Average salary for Lawyer / United States is $117,592 USD per year. The most typical earning is $300,000 USD. All data are based on 168 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $126,760 USD. Women receive a salary of $113,320 USD.

The most paid careers are Law with average income $117,592 USD and n/a with income n/a.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $123,576 USD. The second most paid education level is Bachelors Degree with salary of $107,613 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 12-16 Years of experience receive salary of $175,058 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $141,400 USD.

Levels / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys Earning Percent
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
1 100%
0.6%
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
1 99.4%
0.6%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
2 98.81%
1.19%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
2 97.62%
1.19%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
3 96.43%
1.79%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
6 94.64%
3.57%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
10 91.07%
5.95%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
3 85.12%
1.79%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
8 83.33%
4.76%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
8 78.57%
4.76%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
10 73.81%
5.95%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
6 67.86%
3.57%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
8 64.29%
4.76%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
2 59.52%
1.19%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
8 58.33%
4.76%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
1 53.57%
0.6%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
8 52.98%
4.76%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
2 48.21%
1.19%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
7 47.02%
4.17%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
3 42.86%
1.79%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
11 41.07%
6.55%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
4 34.52%
2.38%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
2 32.14%
1.19%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
1 30.95%
0.6%
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
2 30.36%
1.19%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
1 29.17%
0.6%
High salaries
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
11 28.57%
6.55%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
3 22.02%
1.79%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
2 20.24%
1.19%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
5 19.05%
2.98%
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
10 16.07%
5.95%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
2 10.12%
1.19%
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
1 8.93%
0.6%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
1 8.33%
0.6%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
13 7.74%
7.74%

Gender / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 71 $126,760 USD
2 Women 66 $113,320 USD

Education / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 136 $123,576 USD
2 Bachelors Degree 6 $107,613 USD
3 Masters Degree 24 $93,312 USD
4 High School 1 $45,963 USD
5 Some College 1 $18,000 USD

Experience / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 12-16 Years 17 $175,058 USD
2 16-20 Years 10 $141,400 USD
3 20+ Years 31 $135,514 USD
4 8-12 Years 17 $116,617 USD
5 4-8 Years 40 $110,715 USD
6 2-4 Years 19 $102,000 USD
7 1-2 Years 11 $87,400 USD
8 0-1 Year 23 $80,608 USD

Age / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 6 $161,666 USD
2 61-65 6 $150,166 USD
3 46-50 19 $146,531 USD
4 36-40 21 $132,404 USD
5 41-45 16 $131,247 USD
6 51-55 6 $120,666 USD
7 26-30 26 $117,000 USD
8 n/a 31 $105,688 USD
9 31-35 28 $93,913 USD
10 21-25 5 $69,600 USD
11 66-70 3 $55,000 USD
12 71-75 1 $35,000 USD

Work Type / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Part Time 3 $129,333 USD
2 Permanent 134 $119,123 USD
3 Self Employed 24 $116,040 USD
4 Contract 7 $88,571 USD

States / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Louisiana 1 $250,000 USD
2 New Jersey 1 $189,000 USD
3 Minnesota 5 $155,000 USD
4 Tennessee 2 $155,000 USD
5 Utah 2 $152,500 USD
6 District Of Columbia (DC) 8 $143,500 USD
7 Arizona 4 $143,500 USD
8 Michigan 3 $141,666 USD
9 Pennsylvania 5 $136,600 USD
10 North Carolina 5 $129,000 USD
11 Illinois 8 $128,125 USD
12 New York State 21 $128,056 USD
13 Texas 15 $126,466 USD
14 Colorado 4 $123,100 USD
15 Massachusetts 4 $120,240 USD
16 Oregon 2 $120,000 USD
17 Alaska 1 $120,000 USD
18 California 20 $117,975 USD
19 Florida 9 $109,038 USD
20 Nevada 6 $106,583 USD
21 Georgia 10 $106,500 USD
22 Indiana 2 $97,500 USD
23 Oklahoma 2 $95,000 USD
24 Missouri 2 $92,050 USD
25 Vermont 1 $90,000 USD
26 Maryland 3 $86,333 USD
27 Ohio 6 $79,500 USD
28 New Hampshire 1 $76,000 USD
29 New Mexico 1 $73,500 USD
30 West Virginia 1 $69,000 USD
31 Wisconsin 1 $65,000 USD
32 Washington State 3 $60,000 USD
33 Connecticut 1 $60,000 USD
34 Virginia 1 $55,000 USD

Cities / Lawyer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 New Orleans 1 $250,000 USD
2 San Antonio 1 $210,000 USD
3 Cincinnati 1 $200,000 USD
4 Nashville 1 $190,000 USD
5 Newark 1 $189,000 USD
6 Minneapolis 4 $181,250 USD
7 Orlando 1 $180,000 USD
8 Phoenix 3 $153,000 USD
9 Salt Lake City 2 $152,500 USD
10 Pittsburgh 3 $149,000 USD
11 Houston 5 $144,600 USD
12 Washington DC 8 $143,500 USD
13 San Francisco 6 $143,500 USD
14 Detroit 3 $141,666 USD
15 San Diego 2 $135,000 USD
16 Charlotte 2 $132,500 USD
17 Los Angeles 5 $129,100 USD
18 New York City 19 $128,640 USD
19 Chicago 8 $128,125 USD
20 Durham 3 $126,666 USD
21 Tallahassee 1 $125,000 USD
22 Denver 4 $123,100 USD
23 Buffalo, United States 2 $122,500 USD
24 Tampa 4 $120,837 USD
25 Boston 4 $120,240 USD
26 Portland, Oregon 2 $120,000 USD
27 Juneau 1 $120,000 USD
28 Dallas 5 $119,400 USD
29 Philadelphia 2 $118,000 USD
30 Tucson 1 $115,000 USD
31 Las Vegas 5 $107,900 USD
32 Atlanta 10 $106,500 USD
33 Irvine 2 $100,000 USD
34 Reno 1 $100,000 USD
35 Vancouver, United States 1 $100,000 USD
36 Austin 3 $99,000 USD
37 Indianapolis 2 $97,500 USD
38 St. Louis 2 $92,050 USD
39 Burlington, Vermont 1 $90,000 USD
40 Oceanside 1 $88,000 USD
41 Baltimore 3 $86,333 USD
42 Manchester, United States 1 $76,000 USD
43 Albuquerque 1 $73,500 USD
44 Miami 2 $70,000 USD
45 San Jose 2 $70,000 USD
46 Tulsa 1 $70,000 USD
47 Fort Worth 1 $70,000 USD
48 --Other-- 7 $69,714 USD
49 Charleston, West Virginia 1 $69,000 USD
50 Milwaukee 1 $65,000 USD
51 Hartford 1 $60,000 USD
52 Cleveland 2 $58,500 USD
53 Virginia Beach 1 $55,000 USD
54 Columbus 3 $53,333 USD
55 Fort Lauderdale 1 $53,000 USD
56 Spokane 1 $50,000 USD
57 Sacramento 1 $45,000 USD
58 Seattle 1 $30,000 USD

ADDED SALARY SURVEYS

Associate Attorney

Added 17 November 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years Expert

$90,000 USD


Consultant

Added 26 August 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Buffalo, United States Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert

$160,000 USD


Private Attorney

Added 08 July 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Phoenix Doctorate Degree 12-16 Years Expert

$319,000 USD


Attorney

Added 28 June 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Dallas Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years Advanced

$55,000 USD


Associate Attorney

Added 25 January 2021
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Milwaukee Doctorate Degree 0-1 Year n/a

$65,000 USD


Criminal Defense Attorney

Added 20 November 2020
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Los Angeles Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a

$205,500 USD


Compliance Attorney

Added 19 July 2020
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Denver Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$110,000 USD


Lawyer

Added 01 July 2020
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Minneapolis Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$220,000 USD


Attorney

Added 27 March 2020
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Las Vegas Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a

$110,000 USD


Attorney

Added 21 January 2020
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Houston Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a

$150,000 USD


Associate Attorney

Added 22 June 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Denver Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years n/a

$52,400 USD


Attorney

Added 19 June 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
New York City Doctorate Degree 0-1 Year n/a

$190,000 USD


Lawyer

Added 31 May 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Tallahassee Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$125,000 USD


Associate

Added 30 May 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
New York City Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years n/a

$100,000 USD


Associate Attorney

Added 14 May 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Atlanta Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a

$70,000 USD


Name Partner

Added 29 April 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
New York City Doctorate Degree 12-16 Years n/a

$250,000 USD


Attorney

Added 28 April 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Miami Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$80,000 USD


Attorney

Added 21 March 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Denver Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a

$80,000 USD


Attorney

Added 18 March 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Seattle Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$30,000 USD


Defense Attorney

Added 17 March 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Tucson Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$115,000 USD


Patent Law

Added 20 February 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Washington DC Masters Degree 0-1 Year n/a

$200,000 USD


Managing Attorney

Added 09 February 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Portland, Oregon Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years n/a

$80,000 USD


Consultant

Added 30 January 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
New York City Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a

$122,000 USD


Immigration Attorney

Added 25 January 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Phoenix Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a

$90,000 USD


Lawyer

Added 08 January 2019
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Tulsa Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$70,000 USD


Associate

Added 15 December 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Washington DC Masters Degree 12-16 Years n/a

$150,000 USD


Associate

Added 25 November 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
New York City Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a

$260,000 USD


Associate

Added 16 September 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
New York City Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years n/a

$190,000 USD


Deputy General Counsel

Added 14 September 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Atlanta Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$250,000 USD


Attorney

Added 23 August 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Austin Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$150,000 USD


Staff Attorney

Added 15 May 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
St. Louis Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a

$114,100 USD


Contract Attorney

Added 30 April 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Philadelphia Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years n/a

$80,000 USD


Associate

Added 17 April 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Cleveland Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years n/a

$57,000 USD


Lawyer

Added 08 April 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Chicago Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a

$40,000 USD


Barrister

Added 24 March 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Baltimore Masters Degree 2-4 Years n/a

$100,000 USD


Immigration Associate

Added 05 January 2018
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Fort Lauderdale Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a

$53,000 USD


Managing Attorney

Added 21 December 2017
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Orlando Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a

$180,000 USD


Attorney

Added 01 December 2017
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
New York City Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a

$102,500 USD


Associate

Added 24 October 2017
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Virginia Beach Doctorate Degree 0-1 Year n/a

$55,000 USD


Corporate Counsel

Added 19 September 2017
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
San Diego Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a

$155,000 USD


Attorney

Added 08 September 2017
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Washington DC Doctorate Degree 20+ Years n/a

$35,000 USD


Lawyer

Added 03 September 2017
Cities Education Experience Knowledge Gross Salary
Boston High School 20+ Years n/a

$45,963 USD



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