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$133,587

Average Base Salary

$64/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$7,548

Average Bonus
The average commercial lawyer salary in District of Columbia, United States is $133,587 or an equivalent hourly rate of $64. This is 14% higher (+$16,400) than the average commercial lawyer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $7,548. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$102,523

Entry Level Salary

$199,067

Senior Level Salary
An entry level commercial lawyer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $102,523. On the other end, a senior level commercial lawyer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $199,067.

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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.
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