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Attorney Salary
in Alabama, United States

$138,140 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: March 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Attorney is $138,140 a year and $66 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Attorney is between $95,281 and $172,293. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Advises, consults, litigates and performs trial work, and carries out the legal processes necessary to effect the rights, privileges, and obligations of the organization.
  • Studies Constitution, statues, decisions, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Gathers evidence and information for management decision making.
  • Prepares and reviews various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, etc.
  • Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
  • Examines material, such as advertisements, publications, etc., for legal implications, advising officials of proposed legislation that might affect the organization.
  • Applies for copyrights or registration of the organization's products, processes, devices, and trademarks, advising whether to initiate or defend law suits.
  • Conducts pretrial preparations and defends the organization in lawsuits.
  • Advises officials on tax matters, government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • Represents the company before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of the government.
  • Requires completion of law school with an LLB degree or JD degree and admission to the bar.
Attorney Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Attorney jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Attorney Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Attorney needed
Feb 6
Birmingham, AL, USA
Managed Services4u
Attorney needed to assist PI Firm Must have clean and active Al License Please send resume
Legal Assistant
Jan 30
Birmingham, AL, USA
Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP
This position will support two attorneys specialized in the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), as well as assisting with office administration. We provide a challenging work environment ...
Legal Administrative Assistant
Mar 19
Hoover, AL, USA
Express Employment Professionals
You will provide overall support to attorneys' business needs. Responsibilities: * Conduct research to support legal proceedings * Maintain calendars and schedules for lawyers * Assist with the ...
Legal Administrative Assistant
Jan 21
Birmingham, AL, USA
Essential Functions and Responsibilities Legal Support · Undertake legal coordinator tasks as requested, including using attorney-prepared templates to prepare documents; managing litigation and ...
Business Development Analyst BBH Market Office FT Day Shift
Feb 16
Birmingham, United States
... attorney Train new hires about the contracting process, policy, procedures and expectations Ensure compliance of physician related arrangements with Tenet policy and attend compliance meetings at ...
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