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

The median income for Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp employees is $73K annually. For the most part, employee paychecks at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp fluctuate depending on your job title; your city and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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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: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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About This Company

Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker

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Associate Attorneys at Law Firms earn the highest median pay at about $88K, followed by Associate Attorneys (approximately $85K), Legal Secretarys ($66K), and Paralegals ($42K).


Median pay is highest in Albany (around $93K per year), followed by New York ($82K), White Plains (around $68K), and Chicago (about $62K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $78K annually.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically approximately $59K for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (44 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $76K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $78K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to American Bar Association Certifieds with credentials; these people typically earn approximately $70K annually. Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp provides the highest financial reward to those with a Juris Doctor (JD), Law — these employees rake in $125K per year.


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; a little 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

Almost all workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Paid vacation days are a given for more than half of workers, but Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp rewards only 18 percent with paid sick leave. Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp provides health insurance to the greater part of workers, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes free drinks, life insurance, supplemental maternity leave, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp


59 %
41 %
$35,235 - $76,302
$76,122 - $91,563
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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