How much does an Employment Law Attorney I make in the United States? The average Employment Law Attorney I salary in the United States is $91,918 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $75,930 and $101,275. 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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Job Description for Employment Law Attorney I

Employment Law Attorney I is responsible for analyzing proposed and established legislation, preparing legal documents, and reviewing company policies. Advises management on legal matters and ensures compliancy to protect company against legal liability. Being an Employment Law Attorney I requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Requires admittance to a state bar. Additionally, Employment Law Attorney I typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Employment Law Attorney I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be an Employment Law Attorney I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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