Attorney / Lawyer Salary in New York (United States)

An Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $92,368 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 Salary (?
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$48,670 - $185,706
(Median)
49K
92K
130K
190K
MEDIAN: $92,368
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Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Salary (?
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$20.24 - $345.21
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data

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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$48,670 - $185,706  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,954  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $22,500  
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).
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$49,321 - $213,477  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 762
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$20.24 - $345.21  
   
Overtime
$1.29 - $151.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,954  
   
Commission
$2,000 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $22,500  
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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$49,321 - $213,477  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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
$99,000

Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York Salaries

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 60%
Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 41%
Tax Compliance
up arrow 28%
Contract Negotiation
up arrow 27%
Negotiation
up arrow 22%
Legal Compliance
up arrow 5%
Client Interaction
up arrow 4%
Research Analysis
up arrow 4%
Case Management
up arrow 3%
Leadership
0%
National Average
$99,000
Technical Writing
up arrow 11%
up arrow 12%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 152 votes.

Gender

Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
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: 22%
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