Attorney General Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$101,000
$69,000
$101,000
$148,000
Attorneys General in the United States make an average salary of $101,337 per year or $48.72 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $69,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $148,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Connecticut, California, New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire provide the highest Attorney General salaries.
Best Paying Cities
New York, NY
$121,348
Boston, MA
$118,260
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Map of Attorney General Salaries

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

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Average Attorney General Salary By Location

While an Attorney General can average a salary of $101,337 per year, or $48.72 per hour, there are many opportunities for Attorneys General to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $141,418 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, Boston, MA 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 $77,000. The highest paying states for Attorneys General include Connecticut, California and New York. Meanwhile, Louisiana, South Dakota, and Tennessee offer the lowest salaries.

Average Attorney General Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith and Pension Benefit Guaranty as they offer the highest salaries for Attorneys General.

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Average Attorney General Pay By Industry

Attorney General salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Professional, Finance, and Hospitality companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, an Attorney General can make a yearly salary of $114,547 while working for Professional companies. All the while, other Attorneys General are making $112,937 at Finance companies and $107,252 at Hospitality companies. One industry Attorneys General may want to avoid is the Government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $96,206.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$114,547
$115k
Finance
Finance
$112,937
$113k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$107,252
$107k
Construction
Construction
$106,352
$106k
Government
Government
$96,206
$96k

Attorney General Salary History

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Attorney General Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Attorney General 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.

Recently Added Attorney General Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
General Attorney Advisor
General Attorney Advisor
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$64,660
$64,660
06/28/2020
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$64,660
$64,660
06/28/2020
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$68,994
$68,994
06/28/2020
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$64,660
$64,660
06/28/2020
General Attorney Advisor
General Attorney Advisor
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$64,660
$64,660
06/28/2020
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$64,660
$64,660
06/28/2020
General Attorney Advisor
General Attorney Advisor
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$64,660
$64,660
06/28/2020
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
General Attorney, GS/12 (Civil Rights)
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$68,994
$68,994
06/28/2020
General Attorney
General Attorney
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$55,204
$55,204
06/28/2020
General Attorney Advisor
General Attorney Advisor
06/28/2020
06/28/2020
$64,660
$64,660
06/28/2020