Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Attorney make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$110,984 / yrTotal Pay
$89,802 / yrBase Pay
$21,182 / yrAdditional Pay

$110,984

 / yr
$56K$341K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Attorney is $110,984 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $89,802 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 $21,182 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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$110,984 /yr
Attorney
$142,343 /yr
Senior Attorney
$137,355 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Attorney?

Some related job titles are Attorney (In-house Counsel) Salaries with median pay of $126,325, Contract Attorney Salaries with median pay of $108,702, In-House Counsel Salaries with median pay of $120,652, Lawyer Salaries with median pay of $115,552.

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
3.9

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Attorney

$264,722

 /yr
Range: $182K - $378K

$182K

$378K

$181,791 - $378,318 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

$63K

$241K

$62,624 - $241,326 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

$107,210

 /yr
Range: $31K - $397K

$31K

$397K

$31,462 - $396,676 Range

LawFirm.com
4.2

LawFirm.com

Attorney

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $41K - $397K

$41K

$397K

$40,734 - $396,676 Range

US Department of Justice
4.1

$165,000

 /yr
Range: $64K - $209K

$64K

$209K

$63,575 - $208,747 Range

Davis Polk
3.8

Davis Polk

Attorney

$245,672

 /yr
Range: $196K - $346K

$196K

$346K

$195,641 - $346,082 Range

$104,873

 /yr
Range: $50K - $311K

$50K

$311K

$50,000 - $310,541 Range

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GEICO
3.3

GEICO

Attorney

$103,222

 /yr
Range: $77K - $200K

$77K

$200K

$76,942 - $200,000 Range

Axiom Law
3.8

Axiom Law

Attorney

$196,619

 /yr
Range: $107K - $279K

$107K

$279K

$106,729 - $279,441 Range

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
3.3

$86K

$210K

$86,071 - $210,387 Range

IRS
3.5

IRS

Attorney

$142,288

 /yr
Range: $92K - $190K

$92K

$190K

$92,008 - $189,549 Range

Latham & Watkins
4.2

$244,404

 /yr
Range: $192K - $429K

$192K

$429K

$191,961 - $428,838 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Attorney

$105,217

 /yr
Range: $52K - $178K

$52K

$178K

$51,757 - $177,910 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.9

$63K

$187K

$63,071 - $186,926 Range

Social Security Administration
3.3

$75K

$168K

$75,000 - $168,028 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Attorney

$115,999

 /yr
Range: $48K - $550K

$48K

$550K

$47,711 - $550,107 Range

Cole, Scott & Kissane
3.3

$101,835

 /yr
Range: $78K - $125K

$78K

$125K

$78,243 - $124,776 Range

State of Florida
3.4

$59,988

 /yr
Range: $44K - $109K

$44K

$109K

$43,993 - $109,452 Range

Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC
3.8

$85,768

 /yr
Range: $60K - $263K

$60K

$263K

$60,115 - $263,360 Range

Special Counsel
3.6

Special Counsel

Attorney - Hourly Contractor

$33

 /hr
Range: $22 - $76

$22

$76

$22 - $76 Range

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$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$72,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$150,000

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

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$48,900

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$20

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

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Frequently asked questions about an Attorney salaries

The national average salary for an Attorney is $112,602 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Attorney salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9835 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Attorney employees.

The highest salary for an Attorney in United States is $215,666 per year.

The lowest salary for an Attorney in United States is $58,791 per year.

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