Associate Attorneys are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $88K per year on average; Legal Secretaries are next on the list, bringing in close to about $68K, followed by Paralegals earning $52K and Legal Assistants making $36K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($93K annually) can be spotted in Albany, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. (around $71K), White Plains, N.Y. ($64K), and Chicago, Ill. (approximately $59K) are the next top-paying cities. Across Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home about $71K per year.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $61K annually. The largest fraction of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp people (30 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $81K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $95K annually. Acquiring certification to be a American Bar Association Certified is rewarded with median pay of $76K per year. Employees who have a Juris Doctor (JD), Law make the most here, hauling in $125K annually.
Employees who count Legal Research among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $76K per year. A garden variety skill at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp is Litigation Case Management; close to one-half of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Document Preparation, Client Interaction, and Drafting Correspondence.
Benefits and Perks
The company allows a fair number of respondents to take paid time off for vacation, but only 36 percent get paid sick leave. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Nearly all respondents receive health insurance, and nearly all employees get dental coverage. Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp folks also make good use of life insurance, free drinks, and a defined benefit retirement plan.