Immigration Attorneys represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $126K annually — though Senior Paralegals and Paralegals also do fairly well at around $77K and $47K, respectively.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $76K per year. The largest fraction of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP people (47 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $49K annually on average.
Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP the most — approximately $77K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make $117K annually. On average, salaries rise to around $51K per year for accredited Paralegal Certificate Holders. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in $63K annually.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Legal Document Review; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $79K per year. Legal Research is a popular skill among Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP workers, with the greater part of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Case Management, Client Interaction, and Document Preparation.
Benefits and Perks
The company offers some perks, including paid vacation and sick time to a majority of respondents. A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for almost all workers, and most respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.