An Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $96,980 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 Regulatory Compliance, Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Compliance, Technical Writing, and Intellectual Property (IP).

$52,289 - $192,159
(Median)
$52K
$97K
$190K
MEDIAN: $96,979
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$21.33 - $360.65
(Median)
$21
$41
$360
MEDIAN: $40
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$52,289 - $192,159  
   
Bonus
$1,493 - $62,951  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $59,598  
Commission
$3,052  
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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$54,512 - $216,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 331
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$130$260$390
Hourly Rate
$21.33 - $360.65  
   
Overtime
$54.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$260K$520K$780K
Bonus
$1,493 - $62,951  
   
Commission
$3,052  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $59,598  
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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$54,512 - $216,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries




National Average
$100,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 25%



Technical Writing
up arrow 16%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 15%

up arrow 10%


Leadership
up arrow 5%

Client Interaction
0%

Negotiation
0%

National Average
$100,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 1%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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