Associate Attorneys are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $88K per year; Legal Secretaries, Paralegals, and Legal Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $69K, around $49K, and approximately $36K, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $96K annually. Overall, the greater share of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $61K per year.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $93K annually) can be spotted in Albany, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $71K), New York, N.Y. ($66K), and White Plains, N.Y. ($64K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $52K) is Chicago, Ill. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to $71K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make around $81K annually. Acquiring certification to be a American Bar Association Certified is rewarded with median pay of $76K per year. Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp compensates Juris Doctor (JD), Law-holders the most at about $125K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Complex Litigation Case Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $95K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp is Litigation Case Management, with around two in five considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Document Preparation, Legal Research, and Client Interaction.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of workers do get paid time off for vacation, but only 23 percent get paid sick time. Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. At Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp, nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and almost all respondents have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, day care, and free drinks.