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Associate Attorney (Law Firm) Salary in New York

The average salary for an Associate Attorney (Law Firm) in New York, New York is $94,254 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Contract Negotiation and Complex Litigation Case Management. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$53,358 - $181,532
MEDIAN: $94,254

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$53,358 - $181,532  
$402.68 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$4,839 - $10,174  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$53,351 - $201,620  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172

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Experience Affects Associate Attorney (Law Firm) in New York, New York Salaries

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National Average

Skills That Affect Associate Attorney (Law Firm) in New York, New York Salaries

Contract Negotiation
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Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 60%

Technical Writing
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National Average

up arrow 7%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 12%

Legal Research
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.


53 %
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 16%