How much does a Attorney make?

Updated Oct 26, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$112,602 /yr
Average Base Pay

9,835 salaries

$59K

Low

$113K

Average

$216K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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

Seniority Levels

L2
Attorney$112,602 /yr
L3
Senior Attorney$140,959 /yr
L4
Attorney IV$116,152 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

Attorney (In-house Counsel)

$113,702

per year

Contract Attorney

$101,981

per year

In-House Counsel

$117,388

per year

Lawyer

$121,980

per year

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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
4.1

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Attorney

$272,571

 /yr
Range: $188K - $365K
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$188K

$365K

$187,765 - $365,000 Range

Davis Polk
3.9

Davis Polk

Attorney

$219,242

 /yr
Range: $187K - $326K

$187K

$326K

$187,321 - $326,107 Range

United States Federal Government
4.1

United States Federal Government

Attorney

$149,206

 /yr
Range: $66K - $229K

$66K

$229K

$66,453 - $229,300 Range

LawFirm.com

Attorney

$91,577

 /yr
Range: $40K - $380K

$40K

$380K

$39,606 - $379,806 Range

US Department of Justice
4.2

US Department of Justice

Attorney

$163,181

 /yr
Range: $65K - $200K

$65K

$200K

$65,269 - $200,000 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Attorney

$103,494

 /yr
Range: $30K - $380K

$30K

$380K

$30,124 - $379,806 Range

GEICO
3.4

GEICO

Attorney

$98,396

 /yr
Range: $74K - $135K

$74K

$135K

$73,670 - $134,542 Range

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Latham & Watkins
4.2

Latham & Watkins

Attorney

$219,157

 /yr
Range: $184K - $411K

$184K

$411K

$183,798 - $410,602 Range

Axiom Global
3.8

Axiom Global

Attorney

$189,360

 /yr
Range: $102K - $268K

$102K

$268K

$102,190 - $267,557 Range

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
3.3

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Attorney

$124,193

 /yr
Range: $82K - $201K

$82K

$201K

$82,411 - $201,440 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Attorney

$111,066

 /yr
Range: $46K - $527K

$46K

$527K

$45,682 - $526,713 Range

IRS
3.7

IRS

Attorney

$138,617

 /yr
Range: $91K - $181K

$91K

$181K

$90,684 - $181,488 Range

Special Counsel
3.9

Special Counsel

Attorney - Hourly Contractor

$32

 /hr
Range: $22 - $62

$22

$62

$22 - $62 Range

Maritz Loyalty Marketing
3.1

Maritz Loyalty Marketing

Attorney

$101,702

 /yr
Range: $46K - $284K

$46K

$284K

$46,235 - $284,348 Range

Liberty Mutual Insurance
3.8

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Attorney

$89,594

 /yr
Range: $65K - $179K

$65K

$179K

$65,044 - $178,976 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Attorney

$179,938

 /yr
Range: $138K - $237K

$138K

$237K

$137,914 - $236,926 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Attorney

$106,467

 /yr
Range: $50K - $159K

$50K

$159K

$50,000 - $158,653 Range

Cole, Scott & Kissane
3.2

Cole, Scott & Kissane

Attorney

$100,966

 /yr
Range: $76K - $119K

$76K

$119K

$75,551 - $119,469 Range

Clifford Chance
4.1

Clifford Chance

Attorney

$227,844

 /yr
Range: $194K - $321K

$194K

$321K

$193,715 - $321,389 Range

Social Security Administration
3.2

Social Security Administration

Attorney

$104,282

 /yr
Range: $83K - $159K

$83K

$159K

$83,171 - $159,468 Range

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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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