Patent Attorney Salary

The average salary for a Patent Attorney in the UK is:


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Represent clients before the UK and European Patent Offices. Prepare and prosecute patent applications. Provide infringement and validity advice on granted patents. Prepare oppositions to granted patents.

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Patent Attorney Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £56,118.

The average salary in 2009 was £50,045, based on 18 respondents (a difference of -11% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £63,737, based on 21 respondents (a difference of 27% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £57,361, based on 9 respondents (a difference of -10% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £95,467, based on 3 respondents (a difference of 66% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Patent Attorney based on all salary survey responses is: £54,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Patent Attorney is £30.56.

Patent Attorney Salary By UK Region

£82,334South East
£44,500South West
£22,000Northern Ireland
£72,000Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Patent Attorney, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £45,833 for a worker in their 20s, £59,888 (30s), £70,888 (40s) and £70,888 (50s).
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