Attorney / Lawyer Salary in New York, New York (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $91,305 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Tax Compliance, and Contract Negotiation.
Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
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$49,060 - $184,488
(Median)
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91K
130K
180K
MEDIAN: $91,305
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Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
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$20.27 - $342.55
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$49,060 - $184,488  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,949  
Profit Sharing
$1,010 - $45,615  
Commission
$3,931 - $30,521  
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).
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$49,635 - $211,527  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 877
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$20.27 - $342.55  
   
Overtime
$1.29 - $302.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,949  
   
Commission
$3,931 - $30,521  
Profit Sharing
$1,010 - $45,615  
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).
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$49,635 - $211,527  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 877
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Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Salaries

National Average
$98,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 62%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 42%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 29%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%
Legal Research
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 4%
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 3%
Negotiation
up arrow 3%
Leadership
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
0%
National Average
$98,000
up arrow 10%
Technical Writing
up arrow 11%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 173 votes.
Gender
Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 20%
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