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

$154,851
Avg. Salary
$37,500
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The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Attorney in New York, New York is $154,851.
25%
$115k
25%
$155k
50%
$195k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $154,851
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Salary
$115k - $195k
Bonus
$0 - $38k
Total Pay
$100k - $546k

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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

A mid-career Senior Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $112,776 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Senior Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $154,839 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Senior Attorney in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 34.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (45.8% less), Seattle, Washington (19.6% less) and Houston, Texas (12.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Mid Career
47.2%
Experienced
52.8%