Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in New York Salary

An Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $81,650 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Legal Compliance, Technical Writing, Complex Litigation Case Management, and Contract Negotiation.

$49,190 - $166,994
$49K
$82K
$170K
MEDIAN: $81,650
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90%

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$20.95 - $70.00
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$49,190 - $166,994  
   
Bonus
$1,429 - $29,087  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,532  
Commission
$2,150  
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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$49,812 - $182,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$35.00  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,429 - $29,087  
   
Commission
$2,150  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,532  
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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$49,812 - $182,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
83%
5-9 years
10%
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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Legal Compliance
▲34%

Technical Writing
▲27%

Complex Litigation Case Management
▲14%

Contract Negotiation
▲13%

Negotiation
▲2%

National Average
$84,000

Client Interaction
▼1%

Case Management
▼1%

Litigation Case Management
▼4%

Legal Research
▼5%

Leadership
▼6%

Insurance
▼7%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▼8%

Legal Document Review
▼11%

Research Analysis
▼12%

Spanish Language
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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