Associate Attorney Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$180,000
$125,000
Min 10%
$180,000
Median 50%
$258,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
David M. Schwarz
Highest Paying City
Redwood City, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does an associate attorney make?
Associate Attorneys in America make, on average, $180,344 a year or $86.7 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $125,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $259,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Associate Attorneys are in Professional companies and Technology companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Associate Attorney salaries are California, Connecticut, New York, Nevada, and New Mexico. Most Associate Attorneys spend 3.2 years in the position.
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Average Associate Attorney Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Associate Attorney in the USA is $180,344 annually or $86.7 hourly. Redwood City, CA reports the highest annual salary for Associate Attorneys at 145,975. Even as an entry-level Associate Attorney, you will make $78,000 per year in Redwood City, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Associate Attorney salaries are California, Connecticut, New York, Nevada, and New Mexico. Louisiana, Montana, Tennessee, South Dakota, and South Carolina are the lowest earners.

Map of Associate Attorney Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Associate Attorneys earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Associate Attorney Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Associate Attorney makes. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like David M. Schwarz or Stinson Leonard Street will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Hahn Loeser & Parks and McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter also report very competitive wages for Associate Attorneys.

Associate Attorney Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Associate Attorney Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Associate Attorney can range from $109,634 to $148,201 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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