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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in New York

An Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $91,017 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, Legal Document Review, and Contract Negotiation.
$48,643 - $181,817
(Median)
$49K
$91K
$180K
MEDIAN: $91,017
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50%
90%

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$20.48 - $350.00
(Median)
$20
$52
$350
MEDIAN: $51.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$48,643 - $181,817  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,412  
Profit Sharing
$990 - $24,658  
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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$49,427 - $212,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 715
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$20.48 - $350.00  
   
Overtime
$1.20 - $153.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $39,412  
   
Profit Sharing
$990 - $24,658  
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).
)
$49,427 - $212,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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 63%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 54%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 45%


Legal Compliance
up arrow 6%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
up arrow 3%

Negotiation
up arrow 1%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

Legal Research
0%

National Average
$98,000


Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

up arrow 11%

Research Analysis
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 21%