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Attorney / Lawyer Salary in New York

An Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $92,880 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, Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance, and Complex Litigation Case Management.

$48,880 - $181,022
(Median)
$49K
$93K
$180K
MEDIAN: $92,880
10%
50%
90%

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$20.54 - $347.65
(Median)
$21
$55
$350
MEDIAN: $55.00
10%
50%
90%

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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.
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$0$80K$160K$240K
Salary
$48,880 - $181,022  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,935  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $52,500  
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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$49,665 - $215,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 653
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$20.54 - $347.65  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $103.04  
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.
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,935  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $52,500  
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).
)
$49,665 - $215,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50

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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.

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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 58%

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 57%


Legal Compliance
up arrow 21%



Legal Document Review
up arrow 5%

Negotiation
up arrow 2%

Leadership
up arrow 2%

National Average
$99,000




Technical Writing
up arrow 11%

up arrow 12%

Research Analysis
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 103 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 23%
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