The highest average salaries go to Immigration Attorneys, who bring in close to $126K per year, though Senior Paralegals are not far behind at approximately $77K along with Paralegals earning around $47K.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $76K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (47 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $49K per year on average.
By state, the highest pay levels are found in California, where the average Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP employee makes $77K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $117K per year. Paralegal Certificate Holders also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of about $51K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) the most — $63K.
Employees who count Legal Document Review among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $79K per year. A common skill in Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP's work force is Legal Research; a majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Case Management, Client Interaction, and Document Preparation were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP pays the majority of its employees — a majority of survey participants — for vacation time as well as sick leave. Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for almost all respondents, and for a large number of survey participants, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and a company cell phone.