Employment Lawyer Salary in the United States

How much does an Employment Lawyer make in the United States? The average Employment Lawyer salary in the United States is $116,864 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $102,034 and $132,188. 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. 

Salary range for a Employment Lawyer
$102,034 to $132,188
For Employees

Analyze the market and your qualifications to negotiate your salary with confidence.

Search thousands of open positions to find your next opportunity.

For Employers

Individualize employee pay based on unique job requirements and personal qualifications.

Get the latest market price for benchmark jobs and jobs in your industry.

Employment Lawyer

Review the job openings and experience requirements for the Employment Lawyer job to confirm that it is the job you are seeking.

See user submitted job responsibilities for Employment Lawyer.

Job Openings for Employment Lawyer
Lighthouse Legal Search - Ventura , CA
... employment). Less experience is needed if you are or were a judicial clerk. They will accept applications from both management and plaintiff-side attorneys. You will have an opportunity to work on ...
Jobble, Inc. - 3 days ago
The Noble Law Firm - New York City , NY
The Noble Law is a forward-thinking law firm that provides trusted counsel exclusively in the area of employment law to our clients. The Firm's attorneys have been recognized as being in the ...
Capital Markets Placement - 4 days ago
... attorney with two to seven years of civil litigation experience to join its dynamic and expanding Labor & Employment group. Applicants should have excellent academic credentials, and strong writing ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Our attorneys are aggressive, resourceful and creative, and thoroughly investigate every case ... If you are experienced in Labor & Employment with Excellent Credentials, then please read on
Jobot - 5 days ago
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP - Los Angeles , California
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP seeks a lawyer to join the Labor & Employment Team as a full-time associate in the Los Angeles office. The successful candidate must have four to seven years of experience in ...
Lawjobs.com - 7 days ago
Senior Employment Associate Attorney - Los Angeles, CA One of our boutique employment law firms is seeking an attorney to join their practice in Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will have experience ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Understand the total compensation opportunity for an Employment Lawyer, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Employment Lawyer in the United States. The base salary for Employment Lawyer ranges from $102,034 to $132,188 with the average base salary of $116,864. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $104,191 to $137,556 with the average total cash compensation of $120,787.

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.