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The average agent patent salary in United States is $122,105 or an equivalent hourly rate of $59. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,872. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level agent patent (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $91,426. On the other end, a senior level agent patent (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $147,449.

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Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action. Excludes “Legal Secretaries” (43-6012).

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