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Average Salary for Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp Employees

A salary of $73K per year is the going rate at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp workers, followed by your city and your experience level. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp typically pays:
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Employer: Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Paralegal (4)
$29,080 - $67,253  
[-]Paralegal (4)
Salary$30,419 - $64,186  
Bonus$3.81 - $1,923  
Profit Disbursement$597 - $4,254  
Total Pay$29,080 - $67,253  
[+]Associate Attorney (4)
$60,714 - $130,419  
[+]Associate Attorney (4)
Salary$61,176 - $124,692  
Total Pay$60,714 - $130,419  
[+]Legal Secretary (3)
$31,026 - $81,682  
[+]Legal Secretary (3)
Salary$37,973 - $78,119  
Total Pay$31,026 - $81,682  
[+]Associate Attorney (Law Firm) (2)
$76,094 - $264,890  
[+]Associate Attorney (Law Firm) (2)
Salary$77,476 - $227,533  
Total Pay$76,094 - $264,890  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Associate Attorneys at Law Firms are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $88K; Associate Attorneys are next on the list, bringing in close to $85K, followed by Legal Secretarys earning about $66K and Paralegals making $42K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K annually) can be spotted in Albany; New York (approximately $82K), White Plains (about $68K), and Chicago ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $78K per year) in New York.

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach around $59K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp employees (44 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn approximately $76K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks ($78K) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to American Bar Association Certifieds with credentials; these people typically earn $70K per year. At Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp, employees who hold a Juris Doctor (JD), Law receive the highest salaries at approximately $125K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Complex Litigation Case Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $80K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Litigation Case Management; just over a half consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Document Preparation, Legal Research, and Drafting Correspondence.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp sponsors. As for time away from work, Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp does compensate slightly more than half of workers for vacation days, but only about 18 percent can take paid time off due to illness. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of workers, and for a strong majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include free drinks, life insurance, supplemental maternity leave, and gym membership.

Key Stats

59 %
41 %
$35,235 - $76,302
$76,122 - $91,563
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1-4 years
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10-19 years
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