The average pay for an Attorney / Lawyer in Buffalo, New York is $62,456 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Litigation Case Management, Negotiation, Client Interaction, Legal Document Review, and Legal Research. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

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$45,839 - $146,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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About Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

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Key Stats for Attorney / Lawyer

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
054
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 103%

Mid-Career
up arrow 48%

National Average
$63,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 75%

Negotiation
up arrow 57%

Client Interaction
up arrow 31%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 29%

Legal Research
up arrow 28%

Leadership
up arrow 3%

National Average
$63,000

Case Management
up arrow 8%

Research Analysis
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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