Corporate Lawyer Salary in the US

$112,430
per year
per month
$9,370
per month
per year
Bonus
$12,300/year
Bonus
$1,030/month

Corporate Lawyer - Average Salary

The average salary for a Corporate Lawyer is $112,430 per year ($9,370 per month), which is $58,940 (+110%) higher than the average salary in the US.
A Corporate Lawyer can expect an average starting salary of $62,370. The highest salaries can exceed $206,440.
$62,370
Low
$112,430
Average salary
$206,440
High
$5,200
Low
$9,370
Average salary
$17,200
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$130,900
$261,840
Salary$62,370 - 206,440
Bonus$0 - 55,400
Total Pay$62,370 - 261,840
$0
$10,910
$21,820
Salary$5,200 - 17,200
Bonus$0 - 4,620
Total Pay$5,200 - 21,820

Corporate Lawyer Salary Range

Low
$62,370
Average salary
$112,430
Experienced
$157,640
High
$206,440
Low
$5,200
Average salary
$9,370
Experienced
$13,140
High
$17,200
Among Corporate Lawyers in the US, Entry Level Corporate Lawyers tend to have the lowest salaries, while International Corporate Lawyers and Senior Corporate Lawyers enjoy the highest salaries.

Corporate Lawyer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Corporate Lawyer$147K/year
+31% 
International Corporate Lawyer$133K/year
+18% 
Entry Level Corporate Lawyer$77K/year
 -32%

Corporate Lawyer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

A Corporate Lawyer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $76,420 per year. A mid career Corporate Lawyer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $102,690, while an experienced Corporate Lawyer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $147,350. Corporate Lawyers with more than 20 years of experience earn $162,480 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Corporate Lawyer

Late Career▲ +45%
Experienced▲ +31%
Average Salary$112,430/year
Mid Career▼ -9%
No Experience▼ -32%

Gender Breakdown

Female
41%
Male
59%

Corporate Lawyer - Jobs by Location

Corporate Lawyer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Corporate Lawyer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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