Attorney / Lawyer Salary in New York (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $91,375 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, Contract Negotiation, and Negotiation.
Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$48,885 - $186,490
(Median)
49K
91K
130K
190K
MEDIAN: $91,375
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$20.24 - $345.21
(Median)
150
350
MEDIAN: $50
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$48,885 - $186,490  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,572  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $35,000  
Commission
$2,000 - $30,000  
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 - $213,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 821
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$20.24 - $345.21  
   
Overtime
$1.29 - $151.01  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,572  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $35,000  
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 - $213,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 821
Is Attorney / Lawyer your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Attorney / Lawyer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location

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 61%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 42%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 29%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 27%
Negotiation
up arrow 20%
Legal Research
up arrow 4%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 4%
Research Analysis
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 3%
National Average
$98,000
Leadership
up arrow 1%
up arrow 10%
Technical Writing
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 21%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -