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How much does a Associate Attorney make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Jun 19, 2021

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$151,955 /yr
Average Base Pay

464 salaries

$92K

Low

$152K

Average

$251K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$16,620Range$3,667 - $75,324
The average salary for a Associate Attorney is $151,955 in San Francisco, CA. Salaries estimates are based on 464 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Associate Attorney employees in San Francisco, CA.

Seniority Levels

L2
Associate Attorney$151,955 /yr
L3
Senior Attorney$169,671 /yr
L4
Attorney IV$150,357 /yr
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Morrison & Foerster
3.8

Morrison & Foerster

Associate Attorney

$202,685

 /yr
Range: $166K - $291K
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$166K

$291K

$165,617 - $290,996 Range

Kirkland & Ellis
4.1

Kirkland & Ellis

Associate Attorney

$220,880

 /yr
Range: $186K - $268K

$186K

$268K

$186,165 - $267,621 Range

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
3.2

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Associate Attorney

$118,913

 /yr
Range: $107K - $169K

$107K

$169K

$107,179 - $169,230 Range

Gordon & Rees
3.8

Gordon & Rees

Associate Attorney

$127,765

 /yr
Range: $102K - $174K

$102K

$174K

$101,651 - $173,907 Range

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
4.2

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Associate Attorney

$212,213

 /yr
Range: $196K - $281K

$196K

$281K

$195,864 - $280,519 Range

Fenwick & West
4.4

Fenwick & West

Associate Attorney

$268,672

 /yr
Range: $269K - $333K

$269K

$333K

$268,672 - $332,533 Range

Law Office of Robert B Jobe
3

Law Office of Robert B Jobe

Associate Attorney

$89,349

 /yr
Range: $85K - $209K

$85K

$209K

$85,480 - $208,731 Range

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Phillips Spallas & Angstadt
3.1

Phillips Spallas & Angstadt

Associate Attorney

$151,233

 /yr
Range: $87K - $163K

$87K

$163K

$86,912 - $162,641 Range

Orrick
4.1

Orrick

Associate Attorney

$225,723

 /yr
Range: $209K - $369K

$209K

$369K

$209,433 - $368,534 Range

Arnold & Porter
4.3

Arnold & Porter

Associate Attorney

$238,817

 /yr
Range: $192K - $317K

$192K

$317K

$192,066 - $316,588 Range

Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP
3.7

Manning & Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez, Trester LLP

Associate Attorney

$97,374

 /yr
Range: $44K - $131K

$44K

$131K

$44,388 - $131,177 Range

Hanson Bridgett
3.6

Hanson Bridgett

Associate Attorney

$175,321

 /yr
Range: $144K - $201K

$144K

$201K

$144,092 - $201,084 Range

Morgan Lewis
4

Morgan Lewis

Associate Attorney

$236,320

 /yr
Range: $195K - $317K

$195K

$317K

$194,504 - $317,097 Range

Wilson Elser
3.4

Wilson Elser

Associate Attorney

$122,869

 /yr
Range: $98K - $170K

$98K

$170K

$98,012 - $169,893 Range

Littler Mendelson
3.6

Littler Mendelson

Associate Attorney

$180,000

 /yr
Range: $127K - $194K

$127K

$194K

$126,628 - $193,837 Range

Crowell & Moring
4

Crowell & Moring

Associate Attorney

$229,726

 /yr
Range: $151K - $259K

$151K

$259K

$151,274 - $258,762 Range

Selman Breitman
3.1

Selman Breitman

Associate Attorney

$117,299

 /yr
Range: $113K - $126K

$113K

$126K

$112,827 - $125,618 Range

Girard Gibbs
3.4

Girard Gibbs

Associate Attorney

$96,105

 /yr
Range: $79K - $123K

$79K

$123K

$79,077 - $122,674 Range

Sidley Austin
4.1

Sidley Austin

Associate Attorney

$210,723

 /yr
Range: $202K - $247K

$202K

$247K

$202,156 - $246,531 Range

Goodwin
3.9

Goodwin

Associate Attorney

$224,271

 /yr
Range: $207K - $283K

$207K

$283K

$206,737 - $283,132 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$84,093
per year
An Associate Attorney reported making $84,093 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$132,000
per year
An Associate Attorney reported making $132,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$105,000
per year
An Associate Attorney reported making $105,000 per year
Additional Pay
$10k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Full-time
1 to 50 employees
 
Company - Private
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