SENIOR ATTORNEY SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$98,000
$58,000
Min 10%
$98,000
Median 50%
$164,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
McDermott International
Highest Paying City
Santa Clara, CA
Highest Paying State
Delaware
Average Experience Level
5.0 years
How much does a senior attorney make?
The national average salary for a Senior Attorney in the United States is $98,482 per year or $47.35 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 107,000. The top 10 percent earn over $165,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $58,000 annually. The most abundant employment opportunities for Senior Attorneys are in Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. States with the highest Senior Attorney salaries include Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Hawaii. The typical tenure for a Senior Attorney is 5.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Attorney
$107,183

Average Senior Attorney Salary By Company

Senior Attorneys can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Senior Attorneys are Professional companies and Manufacturing companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Senior Attorneys are McDermott International and Ball. Companies like USAA and Microsoft also pay high salaries to their Senior Attorneys.

Average Senior Attorney Salary By Location

Senior Attorneys in the US makes an average salary of $98,482 per year or $47.35 per hour. Working in Santa Clara, CA as a Senior Attorney will pay you the highest wages at around $101,037 per year. Even as an entry-level Senior Attorney, you will make $50,000 per year in Santa Clara, CA. Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, New Jersey, and Hawaii are the states with the highest payscale for Senior Attorneys. On the other hand, Alabama, Montana, North Dakota, South Carolina, and Georgia report the lowest wages for Senior Attorneys.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Clara, CA
$101,037
2
Washington, DC
$94,778
3
Arlington, VA
$94,740
4
Jersey City, NJ
$94,544
5
New York, NY
$94,508

Average Senior Attorney Salary By Industry

Wages for Senior Attorneys can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Professional companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Attorneys. Retail companies pay their Senior Attorneys the highest wages, averaging $108,263 per year. Professional companies and Manufacturing companies pay well too, at $101,984 and $100,906, respectively. The average salary for Senior Attorneys in the Internet industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $82,819.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$108,263
2
Professional
$101,984
3
Manufacturing
$100,906
4
Finance
$93,616
5
Utilities
$93,420

RECENTLY ADDED Senior Attorney SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
State of New York
Senior Attorney
10/31/2019
$102,661
Minnehaha County
Senior Attorney
10/27/2019
$147,008
State of Michigan
Senior Attorney
10/24/2019
$92,934
State of Florida
Senior Attorney
10/24/2019
$51,627
New York State Civil Service
Senior Attorney
10/22/2019
$109,956
Patent and Trademark Office
Senior Attorney
10/17/2019
$117,191
Superior Court of California, County of Kern
Senior Attorney
09/30/2019
$87,943
Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP
Senior Attorney
09/30/2019
$175,000
State of Wyoming
Senior Attorney
09/24/2019
$63,465
09/22/2019
$119,271
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