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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Associate Attorney make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$122,403 / yrTotal Pay
$103,584 / yrBase Pay
$18,819 / yrAdditional Pay

$122,403

 / yr
$30K$567K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Associate Attorney is $122,403 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $103,584 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,819 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Associate Attorney salary is $103,584. Salaries can range from $30,133 - $566,791. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Associate Attorney in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $122,403.

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What are some related job titles for Associate Attorney?

Some related job titles are Associate General Counsel Salaries with median pay of $168,414, Associate Lawyer Salaries with median pay of $110,444, Contract Attorney Salaries with median pay of $127,848, Associate Attorney (Corporate) Salaries with median pay of $138,188.

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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
3.3

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Associate Attorney

$118,125

 /yr
Range: $81K - $169K

$81K

$169K

$81,468 - $169,413 Range

Shearman & Sterling
3.6

Shearman & Sterling

Associate Attorney

$214,545

 /yr
Range: $197K - $332K

$197K

$332K

$197,003 - $331,636 Range

Simpson Thacher
3.8

Simpson Thacher

Associate Attorney

$228,891

 /yr
Range: $193K - $380K

$193K

$380K

$192,595 - $379,675 Range

Sidley Austin
4.1

Sidley Austin

Associate Attorney

$229,060

 /yr
Range: $193K - $383K

$193K

$383K

$192,935 - $383,001 Range

Wilson Elser
3.3

Wilson Elser

Associate Attorney

$113,977

 /yr
Range: $86K - $181K

$86K

$181K

$85,768 - $180,657 Range

Cole, Scott & Kissane
3.2

Cole, Scott & Kissane

Associate Attorney

$91,962

 /yr
Range: $79K - $137K

$79K

$137K

$79,033 - $136,991 Range

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
4.4

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Associate Attorney

$252,796

 /yr
Range: $173K - $370K

$173K

$370K

$172,785 - $370,221 Range

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LawFirm.com
4.1

LawFirm.com

Associate Attorney

$85,282

 /yr
Range: $50K - $227K

$50K

$227K

$50,099 - $226,991 Range

Kirkland & Ellis
4.1

Kirkland & Ellis

Associate Attorney

$220,000

 /yr
Range: $180K - $333K

$180K

$333K

$180,000 - $333,014 Range

Gordon & Rees
3.8

Gordon & Rees

Associate Attorney

$119,153

 /yr
Range: $87K - $168K

$87K

$168K

$86,778 - $167,541 Range

White & Case
4.0

White & Case

Associate Attorney

$239,749

 /yr
Range: $124K - $328K

$124K

$328K

$123,725 - $328,357 Range

Winston & Strawn
3.5

Winston & Strawn

Associate Attorney

$271,169

 /yr
Range: $195K - $369K

$195K

$369K

$195,164 - $368,823 Range

Jones Day
3.4

Jones Day

Associate Attorney

$230,747

 /yr
Range: $181K - $336K

$181K

$336K

$180,807 - $336,351 Range

QPWB
3.5

QPWB

Associate Attorney

$83,669

 /yr
Range: $59K - $126K

$59K

$126K

$59,395 - $126,142 Range

Fried Frank Harris
3.7

Fried Frank Harris

Associate Attorney

$225,142

 /yr
Range: $212K - $363K

$212K

$363K

$212,171 - $362,925 Range

Fragomen
3.6

Fragomen

Associate Attorney

$145,338

 /yr
Range: $111K - $207K

$111K

$207K

$110,647 - $206,828 Range

Bremer & Whyte Llp
4.2

Bremer & Whyte Llp

Associate Attorney

$108,094

 /yr
Range: $77K - $150K

$77K

$150K

$77,214 - $150,273 Range

Wood Smith Henning & Berman
4.0

Wood Smith Henning & Berman

Associate Attorney

$106,557

 /yr
Range: $80K - $134K

$80K

$134K

$80,000 - $134,132 Range

Paul Hastings
3.8

Paul Hastings

Associate Attorney

$246,666

 /yr
Range: $198K - $287K

$198K

$287K

$198,036 - $286,959 Range

K&L Gates
3.7

K&L Gates

Associate Attorney

$204,230

 /yr
Range: $153K - $286K

$153K

$286K

$152,753 - $286,389 Range

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$185,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$15,000/yr

8 days ago by a Associate (Lawyer) with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$4,000/yr

8 days ago by a Associate Attorney with more than 15 years of experience

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Associate Attorney with 4 to 6 years of experience

$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Associate Attorney with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$121,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Associate Attorney with 1 to 3 years of experience

$185,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$30,000/yr

8 days ago by a Associate Attorney with 7 to 9 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about an Associate Attorney salaries

The national average salary for an Associate Attorney is $118,013 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Associate Attorney salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10083 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Associate Attorney employees.

The highest salary for an Associate Attorney in United States is $221,867 per year.

The lowest salary for an Associate Attorney in United States is $62,772 per year.

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