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How Much Does an Assistant State Attorney Earn In The United States?

Assistant State Attorney Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$58,000
$42,000
$58,000
$81,000
Assistant state attorneys in the United States make an average salary of $58,808 per year or $28.27 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $42,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $81,000. As most things go, location can be critical. California, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and Washington provide the highest assistant state attorney salaries.
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Where Assistant State Attorneys Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where assistant state attorneys earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Assistant State Attorneys Earn In Different Cities?

While an assistant state attorney can average a salary of $58,808 per year, or $28.27 per hour, there are many opportunities for assistant state attorneys to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $97,797 per year. Other high-paying locations include Denver, CO, Las Vegas, NV and Washington, DC. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $48,000. The highest paying states for assistant state attorneys include California, Colorado and Arizona. Meanwhile, Wyoming, Arkansas, and South Carolina offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range67k - 140k$98k$97,797

Denver, CO

Salary Range65k - 102k$82k$82,232

Las Vegas, NV

Salary Range55k - 108k$78k$77,706

Washington, DC

Salary Range50k - 101k$71k$71,474

Del Rio, TX

Salary Range48k - 101k$70k$70,335

Albuquerque, NM

Salary Range52k - 93k$70k$69,675

Bloomington, IL

Salary Range52k - 88k$68k$67,869

Buffalo, NY

Salary Range40k - 108k$66k$66,261

Alexandria, VA

Salary Range46k - 91k$65k$65,024

Baltimore, MD

Salary Range44k - 92k$64k$64,346
$36k
$140k

High Paying Assistant State Attorney Jobs

Which Companies Pay Assistant State Attorneys The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as an assistant state attorney, being employed by a company such as Indian Health Service or Iowa Department of Natural Resources would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like State of Florida and State of Indiana also report highly competitive salaries for assistant state attorneys.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Indian Health Service
Salary Range53k - 68k$60k$60,462
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Salary Range51k - 66k$59k$58,599
State of Florida
Salary Range42k - 63k$52k$51,924
State of Indiana
Salary Range29k - 81k$49k$48,964
State of North Carolina
Salary Range38k - 62k$49k$48,812
Baltimore City Hall
Salary Range16k - 90k$39k$38,743
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    How Much Do Assistant State Attorneys Make In Different Industries?

    Industry
    Average Salary

    Transportation

    Salary Range59k - 75k$67k$66,802

    Finance

    Salary Range57k - 75k$66k$66,133

    Non Profits

    Salary Range58k - 73k$65k$65,200

    Manufacturing

    Salary Range51k - 69k$60k$60,151

    Government

    Salary Range43k - 72k$56k$56,176
    $43k
    $75k

    How Experience Affects Assistant State Attorney Salaries

    The salary for an assistant state attorney can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    $72,458
    $72,458
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    State Attorney's Office, 4Th Circuit-Assistant State Attorney
    State Attorney's Office, 4Th Circuit-Assistant State Attorney
    Jacksonville, FL
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    $50,000
    $50,000
    01/15/2021
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    State Attorney's Office, 4Th Circuit-Assistant State Attorney
    State Attorney's Office, 4Th Circuit-Assistant State Attorney
    Jacksonville, FL
    Jacksonville, FL
    01/15/2021
    01/15/2021
    $50,000
    $50,000
    01/15/2021
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
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    Oakland, CA
    Oakland, CA
    12/30/2020
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    $83,890
    $83,890
    12/30/2020
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    State Attorney's Office, 9Th Circuit-Investigator II
    State Attorney's Office, 9Th Circuit-Investigator II
    Orlando, FL
    Orlando, FL
    12/10/2020
    12/10/2020
    $40,000
    $40,000
    12/10/2020
    State Attorney's Office, 9Th Circuit-Assistant State Attorney-Over Million
    State Attorney's Office, 9Th Circuit-Assistant State Attorney-Over Million
    Orlando, FL
    Orlando, FL
    12/06/2020
    12/06/2020
    $50,000
    $50,000
    12/06/2020
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
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    Assistant United States Attorney (Criminal)
    Assistant United States Attorney (Criminal)
    Assistant United States Attorney (Criminal)
    Del Rio, TX
    Del Rio, TX
    11/29/2020
    11/29/2020
    $64,009
    $64,009
    11/29/2020
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
    Assistant United States Attorney (Ausa)
    Assistant United States Attorney (Ausa)
    Assistant United States Attorney (Ausa)
    Oakland, CA
    Oakland, CA
    11/29/2020
    11/29/2020
    $83,892
    $83,892
    11/29/2020
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
    Assistant United States Attorney
    Assistant United States Attorney
    Assistant United States Attorney
    Alexandria, VA
    Alexandria, VA
    11/26/2020
    11/26/2020
    $59,313
    $59,313
    11/26/2020
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
    Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and The Office of The U.S. Attorneys
    Assistant United States Attorney (Appellate Division)
    Assistant United States Attorney (Appellate Division)
    Assistant United States Attorney (Appellate Division)
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI
    11/25/2020
    11/25/2020
    $64,009
    $64,009
    11/25/2020