The average Federal Lawyer in the US makes $79,082. Federal Lawyers make the most in San Francisco at $119,379, averaging total compensation 51% greater than the US average.
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The salaries of Federal Lawyers in the US range from $15,237 to $401,336 , with a median salary of $73,323 . The middle 57% of Federal Lawyers makes between $73,323 and $182,604, with the top 86% making $401,336.
For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, Federal Lawyers could expect to have a take-home pay of $65,744/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $2,739*.
* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.
With a take-home pay of roughly $5,479/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Federal Lawyer would pay 45.74% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.
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