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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Contract Attorney make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$126,488 / yrTotal Pay
$113,410 / yrBase Pay
$13,078 / yrAdditional Pay

$126,488

 / yr
$36K$463K
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The estimated total pay for a Contract Attorney is $126,488 per year in the United States. This number represents 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 base pay is $113,410 per year. The estimated additional pay is $13,078 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.

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What are some related job titles for a Contract Attorney?

Some related job titles are Associate Attorney Salaries with median pay of $123,234, Associate General Counsel Salaries with median pay of $162,795, Contract Specialist Salaries with median pay of $65,236, Lawyer Salaries with median pay of $113,591.

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$25,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$320,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$50,000/yr

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

$218,092

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Company Lawyer with more than 15 years of experience

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$275,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$20,000/yr

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

$260,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$65,000/yr
Stock Bonus$150,000/yr

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

$205,608

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$165,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$51

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Attorney with 10 to 14 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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Special Counsel
3.6

Special Counsel

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $24 - $55

$24

$55

$24 - $55 Range

Robert Half
3.9

Robert Half

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $23 - $53

$23

$53

$23 - $53 Range

Epiq
3.4

Epiq

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$38

 /hr
Range: $29 - $39

$29

$39

$29 - $39 Range

Integreon
3.5

Integreon

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $24 - $40

$24

$40

$24 - $40 Range

Advanced Discovery
4.1

Advanced Discovery

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $28 - $42

$28

$42

$28 - $42 Range

Hire Counsel
3.9

Hire Counsel

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $29 - $52

$29

$52

$29 - $52 Range

Update Legal
3.7

Update Legal

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $24 - $41

$24

$41

$24 - $41 Range

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Beacon Hill Staffing Group
4.4

Beacon Hill Staffing Group

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $23 - $69

$23

$69

$23 - $69 Range

Chick-fil-A
3.9

Chick-fil-A

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $13

$8

$13

$8 - $13 Range

Trustpoint.One
3.7

Trustpoint.One

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $27 - $40

$27

$40

$27 - $40 Range

Synergy Legal Staffing
3.5

Synergy Legal Staffing

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $23 - $28

$23

$28

$23 - $28 Range

Inspired Review
2.8

Inspired Review

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$28

 /hr
Range: $25 - $37

$25

$37

$25 - $37 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Contract Attorney

$83,133

 /yr
Range: $65K - $272K

$65K

$272K

$65,428 - $272,367 Range

Kelly
3.5

Kelly

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $28 - $59

$28

$59

$28 - $59 Range

Fragomen
3.6

Fragomen

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$53

 /hr
Range: $46 - $56

$46

$56

$46 - $56 Range

Axiom Global
3.9

Axiom Global

Contract Attorney

$234,195

 /yr
Range: $194K - $245K

$194K

$245K

$193,976 - $245,005 Range

King & Spalding
3.9

King & Spalding

Contract Attorney

$61,871

 /yr
Range: $59K - $70K

$59K

$70K

$59,294 - $69,533 Range

Bridgeline Solutions
5

Bridgeline Solutions

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $34 - $87

$34

$87

$34 - $87 Range

Lexolution
4.1

Lexolution

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $33 - $38

$33

$38

$33 - $38 Range

Innovative Discovery
3.1

Innovative Discovery

Contract Attorney - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $29 - $33

$29

$33

$29 - $33 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Contract Attorney salaries

The national average salary for a Contract Attorney is $101,981 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Contract Attorney salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 45 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Contract Attorney employees.

The highest salary for a Contract Attorney in United States is $174,270 per year.

The lowest salary for a Contract Attorney in United States is $59,678 per year.

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