Average Attorney / Lawyer Salary in New York, New York

$98,240
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,748
Bonus
$7,000
Commission
$5,846
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The average salary for an Attorney / Lawyer in New York, New York is $98,240.
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$58k
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$98k
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$191k
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MEDIAN $98,240
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Salary
$58k - $191k
Bonus
$1k - $40k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $30k
Commission
$2k - $40k
Total Pay
$58k - $211k

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Popular Skills for Attorney / Lawyer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Negotiation, Litigation Case Management, Legal Research and Client Interaction.

Pay by Experience Level for Attorney / Lawyer

An entry-level Attorney / Lawyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,594 based on 133 salaries. An early career Attorney / Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,466 based on 308 salaries. A mid-career Attorney / Lawyer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,178 based on 182 salaries. An experienced Attorney / Lawyer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $127,659 based on 142 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $147,930.
Employees with Attorney / Lawyer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (24.7% less), Chicago, Illinois (11.4% less) and San Diego, California (8.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 824 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.1%
Early Career
37.4%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
17.2%
Late Career
7.2%