first year attorney Salaries

First Year Attorney Salaries

19,453 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$107,549 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$9,653
Range$1,811 - $36,318

How much does a First Year Attorney make?

The national average salary for a First Year Attorney is $107,549 in United States. Filter by location to see First Year Attorney salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 19,453 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by First Year Attorney employees.

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First Year Attorney

Buckley Sandler

$169,053/yr

Range: $161K - $175K

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$161K - $175K
$161K$175K

First Year Attorney

Querrey & Harrow

$80,674/yr

Range: $77K - $83K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$77K - $83K
$77K$83K

First Year Attorney

Cleveland Waters and Bass

$69,132/yr

Range: $66K - $72K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$66K - $72K
$66K$72K

First Year Attorney

Simakovsky Law

$41,856/yr

Range: $41K - $43K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$41K - $43K
$41K$43K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Sidley Austin

$180,117/yr

Range: $174K - $187K

11 salaries

$180,117/yr
$174K$187K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Latham & Watkins

$185,748/yr

Range: $171K - $201K

10 salaries

$185,748/yr
$171K$201K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Jones Day

$184,122/yr

Range: $156K - $193K

9 salaries

$184,122/yr
$156K$193K

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Attorney, 1st-Year

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

$185,991/yr

Range: $174K - $194K

7 salaries

$185,991/yr
$174K$194K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Kirkland & Ellis

$188,003/yr

Range: $171K - $192K

7 salaries

$188,003/yr
$171K$192K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Weil Gotshal

$185,912/yr

Range: $174K - $191K

7 salaries

$185,912/yr
$174K$191K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Greenberg Traurig

$185,248/yr

Range: $153K - $193K

7 salaries

$185,248/yr
$153K$193K

Attorney, 1st-Year

White & Case

$185,248/yr

Range: $167K - $189K

7 salaries

$185,248/yr
$167K$189K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Mayer Brown

$186,221/yr

Range: $180K - $188K

7 salaries

$186,221/yr
$180K$188K

Attorney, 1st-Year

O'Melveny & Myers

$187,234/yr

Range: $174K - $195K

7 salaries

$187,234/yr
$174K$195K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Cleary Gottlieb

$178,042/yr

Range: $171K - $195K

6 salaries

$178,042/yr
$171K$195K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Shearman & Sterling

$186,888/yr

Range: $180K - $189K

6 salaries

$186,888/yr
$180K$189K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Cadwalader Wickersham

$186,947/yr

Range: $172K - $193K

6 salaries

$186,947/yr
$172K$193K

Attorney, 1st-Year

DLA Piper

$169,421/yr

Range: $149K - $188K

5 salaries

$169,421/yr
$149K$188K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Sullivan & Cromwell

$186,947/yr

Range: $181K - $192K

5 salaries

$186,947/yr
$181K$192K

Attorney, 1st-Year

Paul Hastings

$171,282/yr

Range: $169K - $178K

5 salaries

$171,282/yr
$169K$178K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent first year attorney salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$72,030
per year
An Attorney Advisor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $72,030 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$70,000
per year
An Attorney in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$188,911
per year
An Attorney in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $188,911 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$104,000
per year
A Field Attorney in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $104,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$92,467
per year
An Attorney in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $92,467 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$70,698
per year
An Attorney in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $70,698 per year
Job Highlights
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
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