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2021 New York Lawyers Salary Guide

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

New York Lawyers Salary 2021

Salary

$154.2K

Growth

10%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Lawyers Make in New York 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $71,690 $97,370 $154,150 $208 $208
Hourly Wage $34.47 $46.81 $74.11 $100 $100

How Much Do Lawyers Make in New York 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$71,690
$97,370
$154,150
$208
$208
Hourly Wage
$34.47
$46.81
$74.11
$100
$100

What Do Lawyers Do?

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.

Also known as:

Assistant Attorney General, Assistant Counsel, Associate Attorney, Attorney, Attorney at Law, City Attorney, Deputy Attorney General, General Counsel, Lawyer

  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Meet with individuals involved in legal processes to provide information and clarify issues.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Supervise activities of other legal personnel.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Research relevant legal materials to aid decision making.
  • Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
  • Provide legal advice to clients.
  • Prepare legal documents.
  • Prepare documentation of legal proceedings.
  • Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
  • Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
  • Draft legislation or regulations.

Lawyers Job Outlook in New York

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
New York 87,990 97,180 10% 5,360
United States 813,900 846,300 4% 39,900

Lawyers Job Outlook in New York

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
New York
87,990
97,180
10%
5,360
United States
813,900
846,300
4%
39,900

Lawyers Schooling & Experience

  • Doctoral or professional degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Lawyers Schools in New York

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Albany Law School Programs for Foreign Lawyers Albany, NY More than 4 years: 1
Albany Law School Law Albany, NY More than 4 years: 135
Albany Law School Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other Albany, NY Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 6
Albany Law School American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence Albany, NY More than 4 years: 4
Brooklyn Law School Law Brooklyn, NY More than 4 years: 327
Brooklyn Law School Programs for Foreign Lawyers Brooklyn, NY More than 4 years: 20
Columbia University in the City of New York International Business, Trade, and Tax Law New York, NY Less than one year: 0
Columbia University in the City of New York Law New York, NY More than 4 years: 432
Columbia University in the City of New York Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General New York, NY More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 306
Cornell University American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence Ithaca, NY More than 4 years: 133
More than 4 years: 6

Lawyers Schools in New York

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Albany, NY
More than 4 years: 1
Law
Albany, NY
More than 4 years: 135
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Albany, NY
Less than one year: 0
More than 4 years: 6
American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
Albany, NY
More than 4 years: 4
Law
Brooklyn, NY
More than 4 years: 327
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
Brooklyn, NY
More than 4 years: 20
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law
New York, NY
Less than one year: 0
Law
New York, NY
More than 4 years: 432
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General
New York, NY
More than 4 years: 3
More than 4 years: 306
American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
Ithaca, NY
More than 4 years: 133
More than 4 years: 6

Lawyers Jobs in New York.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Central KM Lawyer Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP New York, New York 09/19/2021 No
Investment Banking - Diversified Industrials - Vice President JPMorgan Chase New York, New York 09/19/2021 Yes
Senior Legal Specialist (e-Discovery ) IBM Armonk, New York 09/19/2021 Yes
Tax Senior Associate - Insurance - United States PwC New York, New York 09/19/2021 Yes

Lawyers Jobs in New York.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
New York, New York
09/19/2021
No
JPMorgan Chase
New York, New York
09/19/2021
Yes
IBM
Armonk, New York
09/19/2021
Yes
PwC
New York, New York
09/19/2021
Yes

Lawyers Salary Guide 2021

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