Litigation Attorney Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$142,000
$93,000
Min 10%
$142,000
Median 50%
$218,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Burlingame, CA
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
4.2 years
How much does a litigation attorney make?
The national average salary for a Litigation Attorney in the United States is $142,810 per year or $68.66 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $218,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $93,000 per year. Professional companies and Insurance companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Litigation Attorney salaries are New York, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Most Litigation Attorneys spend 4.2 years in the position.
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$119,052

Average Litigation Attorney Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Litigation Attorney in the USA is $142,810 annually or $68.66 hourly. The top city when it comes to Litigation Attorney salaries is Burlingame, CA at $154,241 per year. Even an entry-level Litigation Attorney makes $83,000 per year in Burlingame, CA. New York, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire are the top 5 highest earning states for Litigation Attorneys. The lowest earning states are Louisiana, South Dakota, Montana, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

Map of Litigation Attorney Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Litigation Attorney Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Litigation Attorney makes. Professional companies and Insurance companies have the most job opportunities for Litigation Attorneys. Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith and Latham & Watkins are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Cooley and Fenwick & West pay their Litigation Attorneys very well.

Litigation Attorney Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Litigation Attorney Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Litigation Attorney can range from $86,816 to $117,356 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.

Recently Added Litigation Attorney Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Robert Half
Remote Litigation Attorney
04/22/2020
$62,610
Robert Half
Litigation Attorney
03/23/2020
$170,000
Pre-Litigation Attorney
03/10/2020
$50,000
Randstad
Insurance Defense Litigation Attorney
03/10/2020
$129,394
Robert Half
Litigation Attorney
03/05/2020
$75,000
Randstad
Civil Litigation Attorney Editor (Remote)
03/04/2020
$67,681
Robert Half
Litigation Attorney
02/27/2020
$125,000
Robert Half
Attorney/Lawyer-Commercial Litigation
02/15/2020
$80,000
Randstad
Insurance Defense Litigation Attorney
02/15/2020
$104,350
Randstad
Insurance Defense Litigation Attorney
02/14/2020
$83,480
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