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Attorney salary in Denver, CO

How much does an Attorney make in Denver, CO?

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The average salary for a attorney is $94,751 per year in Denver, CO. 107 salaries reported, updated at July 26, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Denver, CO

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1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Attorneys in Denver, CO

  1. Latham & Watkins LLP
    142 reviews22 salaries reported
    $220,625per year
  2. $184,879per year
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Highest paying cities for Attorneys near Denver, CO

  1. Greenwood Village, CO
    $95,676 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Denver, CO
    $94,751 per year
    107 salaries reported
  3. Boulder, CO
    $93,538 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Lakewood, CO
    $89,377 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Aurora, CO
    $89,260 per year
    11 salaries reported
  3. Colorado Springs, CO
    $88,266 per year
    29 salaries reported
  1. Fort Collins, CO
    $86,359 per year
    13 salaries reported
  2. Greeley, CO
    $85,116 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Brighton, CO
    $84,261 per year
    13 salaries reported
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Where can an Attorney earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Attorneys

Top skills
Private Equity
Top fields of study
Law Degree

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
19 jobs26
59 jobs80
18 jobs32
14 jobs32
140 jobs251
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Most common benefits for Attorneys

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 216 ratings

52% of Attorneys in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Denver, CO?


312 job openings

Average $45.18 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Attorney

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How can licensed attorneys increase their salary?

Licensed attorneys can increase their salary by working long billable hours and eventually becoming a partner or shareholder with their firm. They can also go back to school to obtain a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree which will open up further work opportunities.

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