How much does a Top Patent Attorney make in the United States? The average Top Patent Attorney salary in the United States is $280,823 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $235,825 and $323,281. 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. 

Top Patent Attorney Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Top Patent Attorney Salary $194,858 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Top Patent Attorney Salary $235,825 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Top Patent Attorney Salary $280,823 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Top Patent Attorney Salary $323,281 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Top Patent Attorney Salary $361,936 US June 27, 2024
25% $235,825 10% $194,858 90% $361,936 75% $323,281 $280,823 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Top Patent Attorney need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Communication Skills: Communication skills are your ability to share or understand information, ideas, and feelings successfully.

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Computer Science: Computer science is the study of computation, automation, and information. Computer science spans theoretical disciplines (such as algorithms, theory of computation, information theory, and automation) to practical disciplines.

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Cell Biology: Utilizing techniques to study cell structures and functions for further research on human anatomy, physiology, and medications.

Communication Skills 6.67%
Computer Science 2.62%
Cell Biology 0.98%
Others 89.73%
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Job Description for Top Patent Attorney

Top Patent Attorney plans and directs all aspects of an organization's patent related legal issues. Provides patent expertise to other departments where needed. Being a Top Patent Attorney demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Additionally, Top Patent Attorney requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to top management. The Top Patent Attorney manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Top Patent Attorney typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Top Patent Attorney salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Top Patent Attorney, the highest Top Patent Attorney salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Top Patent Attorney salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Top Patent Attorney salary is in Miami, FL, where the Top Patent Attorney salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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