Lawyer Salary

Midpoint U.S. salary*



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

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Compliance manager  
Litigation support/e-discovery director  
Litigation support/e-discovery manager  
Paralegal manager  
First-year associate lawyer  

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


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