Public Defender Salary

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The average yearly salary for Public Defender is $56,100. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Public Defender, you could expect a starting pay rate of $46,200 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $66,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.

Yearly Public Defender Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Public Defender Salary

$44,880 - $67,320

Starting Yearly Public Defender Salary

$36,960 - $55,440

Top Yearly Public Defender Salary

$52,800 - $79,200

Monthly Public Defender Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Public Defender Salary

$3,740 - $5,610

Starting Monthly Public Defender Salary

$3,080 - $4,620

Top Monthly Public Defender Salary

$4,400 - $6,600

Hourly Public Defender Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Public Defender Salary

$20 - $30

Starting Hourly Public Defender Salary

$17 - $25

Top Hourly Public Defender Salary

$24 - $35

Public Defender Gender and Age Stats

Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Public Defender age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Public Defender are male in the United States, and 51% of the Public Defender are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Public Defender

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