Associate Attorney in New York Salary

Associate Attorneys in New York, N.Y. can expect wages of $86K annually on average. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Men make up a slight majority of Associate Attorneys in New York (58 percent) who responded to the survey. Most enjoy medical while slightly less than one-half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly two in five. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$51,535 - $183,104
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$86K
$180K
MEDIAN: $86,367
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$51,916 - $199,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 237

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Attorney

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Associate Attorneys in New York, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Although employees with less than five years' experience earn around $84K on average, the five-to-10 year group has a much higher, six-figure median of $114K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $117K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $149K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Key Stats for Associate Attorney

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Associate Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
▲66%

▲31%

▲27%

National Average
$90,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Associate Attorney Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲50%


Intellectual Property (IP)
▲21%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▼0%

National Average
$90,000


Technical Writing
▼2%

Legal Document Review
▼9%

Negotiation
▼9%

Insurance
▼11%



Spanish Language
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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