Bringing in the most money are Immigration Attorneys — their earnings average $126K annually. Paralegals are a close second at around $49K along with Legal Assistants ($43K).
Across Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home approximately $65K per year.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $61K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (54 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $49K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make approximately $117K annually. Becoming a Paralegal Certificate Holder can certainly pay off here; those folks make $47K on average. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA); Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP awards $51K to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Legal Document Review; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $117K per year. Client Interaction is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Document Preparation, Legal Research, and Case Management round out the set of key employee skills.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off due to illness is more common here than paid vacation time; the larger part of respondents report receiving the former, whereas only about half of respondents report receiving the latter. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a majority of employees participate. At Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP, a large number of employees have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.