An Entry-Level Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York earns an average salary of $80,961 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Technical Writing, Legal Compliance, and Complex Litigation Case Management.

$48,209 - $166,837
(Median)
$48K
$81K
$170K
MEDIAN: $80,960
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$20.95 - $70.00
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $35.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$48,209 - $166,837  
   
Bonus
$1,510 - $29,361  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,168  
Commission
$3,000  
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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$49,424 - $181,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 202
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
$1,510 - $29,361  
   
Commission
$3,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $25,168  
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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$49,424 - $181,736  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Skills That Affect Attorney / Lawyer Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 37%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 27%

Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 14%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 5%

Negotiation
up arrow 4%

Client Interaction
0%

Case Management
0%

Insurance
0%

National Average
$83,000

Legal Research
up arrow 3%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 4%

Leadership
up arrow 7%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 7%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 10%

Spanish Language
up arrow 12%

Research Analysis
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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