Average Mid-Career Senior Attorney Salary in New York, New York

$112,776
Avg. Salary
$24,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Senior Attorney in New York, New York is $112,776.
10%
$74k
10%
$113k
50%
$314k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $112,776
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Salary
$74k - $314k
Bonus
$10k - $50k
Total Pay
$74k - $365k

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Job Description for Senior Attorney

Senior Attorney Tasks
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Attorney

An experienced Senior Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $154,839 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $154,851.
Employees with Senior Attorney in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 59.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (10.7% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (11.3% less) and Los Angeles, California (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Experienced
65.5%
Late Career
34.5%