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Attorney Practicing Salary

$145,538 (USD)

Average Salary

$70/hr

Average Hourly

$9,853

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Attorney Practicing is $145,538 a year and $70 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Attorney Practicing is between $100,236 and $181,520. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Attorney Practicing. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Advises clients as to legal rights, and represents client in criminal and civil lawsuits.
  • Researches, gathers evidence, interviews clients and witnesses, prepares legal briefs, and develops strategy, arguments, and testimony in divorce, civil, criminal, and other cases to formulate defense or to initiate legal action.
  • Represents client in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government.
  • Practices various phases of law.
Attorney Practicing Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Attorney Practicing jobs: 43,100

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$168,719
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Attorney Practicing Job Listings for United States

Attorney
Apr 30
Dickinson, ND, USA
Mackoff Kellogg Law Firm
Licensed to practice in North Dakota, or the ability to become licensed within six months of hiring The compensation range does not include annual bonuses. DETAILED EXPLANATION OF POSITION ...
Civil Litigation Attorney (Insurance Defense/Employment Practices Liability) - Riverside
Jun 13
Riverside, California, USA
Resnick & Louis, P.C.
... Attorney with 10+ years of experience to our team in California. The candidate must have experience in defending Employment Practices Liability cases, including experience before federal agencies as ...
Attorney - Civil Law Practice
Jun 19
San Gabriel, CA, USA
US Law Firm
Civil Law Practice Attorney Job Type: Full-time Location: San Gabriel, CA Description: Expanding General Practice Law Firm is looking for a candidate who is self-motivated, reliable, and able to work ...
Litigation Attorney Positions At Top Practices; Variety of Cases
Jun 26
Seattle, WA, USA
Kamisar Legal Search, Inc.
These opportunities offer a tremendous of variety cases in numerous substantive practice areas ... attorney who recruits and places other attorneys and executives nationwide. He is a graduate of ...
Attorney - Immigration Law Practice
Jun 20
San Francisco, CA, USA
US Law Firm
Immigration Attorney Job Type: Full-time Location: San Francisco, CA Description: Expanding General Practice Law Firm is seeking for a candidate who is self-motivated, reliable, and able to work ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Attorney Practicing is $145,538 a year and $70 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Attorney Practicing is between $100,236 and $181,520. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Attorney Practicing. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Attorney Practicing Job Listings for United States

Attorney
Apr 30
Dickinson, ND, USA
Mackoff Kellogg Law Firm
Licensed to practice in North Dakota, or the ability to become licensed within six months of hiring The compensation range does not include annual bonuses. DETAILED EXPLANATION OF POSITION ...
Civil Litigation Attorney (Insurance Defense/Employment Practices Liability) - Riverside
Jun 13
Riverside, California, USA
Resnick & Louis, P.C.
... Attorney with 10+ years of experience to our team in California. The candidate must have experience in defending Employment Practices Liability cases, including experience before federal agencies as ...
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