Lawyer Salaries

19,453 SalariesUpdated Nov 24, 2020

Average Base Pay
$107,549 / yr
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How much does a Lawyer make?

The national average salary for a Lawyer is $107,549 in United States. Filter by location to see Lawyer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 19,453 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lawyer employees.

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Lawyer

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

$233,846/yr

Range: $179K - $318K

181 salaries

$233,846/yr
$179K$318K

Lawyer

Davis Polk

$210,280/yr

Range: $178K - $335K

75 salaries

$210,280/yr
$178K$335K

Lawyer

GEICO

$88,028/yr

Range: $71K - $113K

57 salaries

$88,028/yr
$71K$113K

Lawyer

Latham & Watkins

$242,447/yr

Range: $175K - $323K

57 salaries

$242,447/yr
$175K$323K

Lawyer

US Department of Justice

$156,818/yr

Range: $60K - $181K

52 salaries

$156,818/yr
$60K$181K

Lawyer

Axiom Global

$181,038/yr

Range: $97K - $270K

45 salaries

$181,038/yr
$97K$270K

Lawyer

Maritz Loyalty Marketing

$96,649/yr

Range: $44K - $270K

44 salaries

$96,649/yr
$44K$270K

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Lawyer

Clifford Chance

$187,200/yr

Range: $180K - $237K

41 salaries

$187,200/yr
$180K$237K

Lawyer

IRS

$134,240/yr

Range: $86K - $173K

38 salaries

$134,240/yr
$86K$173K

Lawyer

Microsoft

$172,057/yr

Range: $132K - $225K

36 salaries

$172,057/yr
$132K$225K

Lawyer

Self

$105,193/yr

Range: $51K - $500K

35 salaries

$105,193/yr
$51K$500K

Lawyer

Milbank LLP

$233,846/yr

Range: $195K - $300K

34 salaries

$233,846/yr
$195K$300K

Lawyer - Hourly Contractor

Special Counsel

$32/hr

Range: $22 - $59

34 salaries

$32/hr
$22$59

Lawyer - Hourly Contractor

Hire Counsel

$34/hr

Range: $20 - $55

34 salaries

$34/hr
$20$55

Lawyer

Federal Government

$144,498/yr

Range: $64K - $172K

33 salaries

$144,498/yr
$64K$172K

Lawyer

American Tower

$66,475/yr

Range: $61K - $75K

29 salaries

$66,475/yr
$61K$75K

Lawyer

Liberty Mutual Insurance

$85,798/yr

Range: $62K - $170K

28 salaries

$85,798/yr
$62K$170K

Lawyer

LawFirm.com

$78,120/yr

Range: $50K - $219K

28 salaries

$78,120/yr
$50K$219K

Lawyer

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

$125,518/yr

Range: $101K - $182K

26 salaries

$125,518/yr
$101K$182K

Lawyer

Progressive Insurance

$116,220/yr

Range: $90K - $150K

26 salaries

$116,220/yr
$90K$150K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lawyer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$75,000
per year
An Attorney in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
An Attorney in the Charlotte, NC Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Charlotte, NC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
An Attorney in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$35,000
per year
An Attorney in the Port St. Lucie, FL Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Port St. Lucie, FL Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$26
hourly
An Attorney in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
An Attorney in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$50
hourly
An Attorney in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$50
hourly
A Contract Attorney in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $50 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Contract
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm