Attorney / Lawyer in New York Salary

An Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $96,183 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, and Negotiation.

$50,594 - $185,968
(Median)
$51K
$96K
$190K
MEDIAN: $96,182
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$24.66 - $354.79
(Median)
$25
$51
$350
MEDIAN: $51.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$50,594 - $185,968  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,855  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,479  
Commission
$5,000  
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).
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$51,600 - $220,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 657
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$24.66 - $354.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $197.27  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $49,855  
   
Commission
$5,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $48,479  
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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$51,600 - $220,834  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Experience Affects Attorney / Lawyer Salaries




National Average
$100,000


Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 59%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 53%






Client Interaction
up arrow 1%

Leadership
up arrow 1%

National Average
$100,000




Technical Writing
up arrow 12%

up arrow 13%

Research Analysis
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 86 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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