How much does a Defense Attorney make? The average Defense Attorney salary is $85,567 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $79,152 and $92,827. 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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Kids In Need Defense (KIND Inc) - Falls Church , VA
About KIND Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) is a global leader in the protection of unaccompanied ... KIND seeks an Interim Staff Attorney to provide expert legal services to unaccompanied children ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Richmond , VA
... Defense/Loss Mitigation work in the state of Virginia . The majority of what we do is Loss ... Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people ...
ZipRecruiter - 68 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Norfolk , VA
... Defense/Loss Mitigation work in the state of Virginia . The majority of what we do is Loss ... Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people ...
ZipRecruiter - 68 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Roanoke , VA
... Defense/Loss Mitigation work in the state of Virginia . The majority of what we do is Loss ... Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people ...
ZipRecruiter - 68 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Fredericksburg , VA
... Defense/Loss Mitigation work in the state of Virginia . The majority of what we do is Loss ... Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people ...
ZipRecruiter - 68 days ago
American Mortgage Assistance Center - Fairfax , VA
... Defense/Loss Mitigation work in the state of Virginia . The majority of what we do is Loss ... Company Description We are the intake center for a national network of attorneys who help people ...
ZipRecruiter - 68 days ago

Defense Attorney Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Defense Attorney between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Defense Attorney in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $106,959
Washington, DC $95,253
Miami, FL $83,300
Chicago, IL $90,777
Boston, MA $96,408
New York, NY $102,937
Dallas, TX $85,011
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
79152
92827
85567

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
82352
98190
89352
What is the average salary for Defense Attorney in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Defense Attorney in the United States. The base salary for Defense Attorney ranges from $79,152 to $92,827 with the average base salary of $85,567. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $82,352 to $98,190 with the average total cash compensation of $89,352.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $85,567 $79,152 - $92,827
Bonus $3,785 $3,200 - $5,363
Total Pay $89,352 $82,352 - $98,190
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Insurance Defense Attorney and Defense Attorney?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Defense Attorney is $85,567, and the average salary of Insurance Defense Attorney is $63,640. The average salary of Insurance Defense Attorney is lower than Defense Attorney. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Defense Attorney, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Defense Attorney. a Defense Attorney Salary in New Britain, CT is $92,413 as of October 28, 2020; a Defense Attorney Salary in Barnstable, MA is $90,232 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Defense Attorney vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Defense Attorney?
Salary ranges for a Defense Attorney can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020