Lawyer Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*

$138,000

 

The midpoint starting salary for a corporate lawyer who serves as in-house associate general counsel and has more than 10 years of experience is $138,000. Lawyers act as advocates and advisors to individual and corporate clients, assisting and managing legal transactions, writing and interpreting contracts, and representing clients in criminal and civil litigation.

Midpoint lawyer salaries in U.S. cities

Atlanta, GA  
$146,280  
Boston, MA  
$184,920  
Chicago, IL  
$170,430  
Dallas, TX  
$151,800  
Minneapolis, MN  
$147,660  
New York, NY  
$193,890  
Philadelphia, PA  
$158,700  
San Francisco, CA  
$193,200  
Seattle, WA  
$166,980  
Washington, D.C.  
$183,540  

Similar roles to lawyer

Lawyer at law firm  
$101,250  
In-house counsel (4-9 years experience)  
$109,000  
Compliance director  
$118,000  
Compliance manager  
$91,000  
Litigation support/e-discovery director  
$124,000  
Litigation support/e-discovery manager  
$108,500  
Paralegal manager  
$85,000  
First-year associate lawyer  
$68,000  

*Salaries listed represent the 50th percentile, or midpoint, of starting salaries.

 

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