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Real Estate Attorney Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$162,312 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Real Estate Attorney is $162,312 a year and $78 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Real Estate Attorney is between $111,954 and $202,442. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Real Estate Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Advises and provides real estate consultation and/or trial work for individual clients or for various types of organizations, and carries out the legal processes necessary to effect the rights, privileges, and obligations of the client or organization.
  • Studies Constitution, statues, decisions, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Gathers evidence and information for management decision making.
  • Readies 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 organizational material for legal implications and advises officials of proposed legislation that might affect the organization.
  • Conducts pretrial preparations and defends the organization in lawsuits.
  • Advises officials on tax matters, government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • Represents the organization before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of the government.
Real Estate Attorney Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Real Estate Attorney jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Real Estate Attorney Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Real Estate Associate Attorney
Jun 6
Seattle, WA, USA
Emerald Search Partners is assisting a collegial, mid-sized Seattle law firm in their search for an attorney with 2+ years of Real Estate experience (#2037). This firm takes their commitment to their ...
Real Estate Attorney- Senior Associate
Jun 7
Bellevue, WA, USA
Emerald Search Partners is recruiting a Senior Real Estate Attorney with 10+ years of experience to join the Real Estate group of a bustling Bellevue law firm! (#1949) This role will involve advising ...
Litigation Attorney - Defense Litigation
Jun 24
Seattle, WA, USA
Preg O'Donnell & Gillett
Real Estate Litigation * Business Litigation * Hospitality & Food-Borne Illness Litigation * Toxic ... Litigation Attorney, Location: Seattle, WA - 98164
Environmental Litigation Attorney: Boutique Law Firm; Unique Practice
Apr 9
Seattle, WA, USA
Kamisar Legal Search, Inc.
The hired attorney will also have the opportunity to provide legal counseling and work on business and real estate transactions including the acquisition, cleanup of soil, groundwater, or sediments ...
Sales Role with WSJ Top Real Estate Team
May 14
Seattle, WA, USA
Ben Kinney Expansion Teams
We are recognized by the Wall Street Journal and Real Trends as a top 25 producing real estate team in the nation, across all brokerage brands. What We're Proud Of: Our awesome team sold more than ...
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