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$97,078

Average Base Salary

$47/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$4,233

Average Bonus
The average associate attorney salary in District of Columbia, United States is $97,078 or an hourly rate of $47. This is 14% higher (+$11,918) than the average associate attorney salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $4,233.
Salary by Experience

$72,381

Entry Level Salary

$115,272

Senior Level Salary
An entry level associate attorney (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $72,381. On the other end, a senior level associate attorney (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $115,272.
Job Description
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Education

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