How much does an Attorney I make in the United States? The average Attorney I salary in the United States is $96,120 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $83,490 and $110,405. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Attorney I reviews contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, insurance, etc., and reviews drafts of various agreements and documents. Provides legal advice to an organization, prepares resolutions, reports, guidelines and participates in major legal actions. Being an Attorney I works closely with other departments to foresee and protect company against legal risks. Participates in Legal department initiatives such as template agreement development and recommends to senior management on how to respond to legal issues or proposed changes in laws and regulations. Additionally, Attorney I requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Attorney I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be an Attorney I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%

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Skills associated with Attorney I: Legal Case Management Software, Licensing Management, Legal Document Review, Contracts Management & Administration ...More

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