Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Criminal Defense Attorney make in New York City, NY Area?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$109,784 / yrTotal Pay
$93,837 / yrBase Pay
$15,947 / yrAdditional Pay

$109,784

 / yr
$30K$412K
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The estimated total pay for a Criminal Defense Attorney is $109,784 per year in the New York City, NY Area area, with an average salary of $93,837 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $15,947 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Bronx Defenders
3.9

Bronx Defenders

Criminal Defense Attorney - Hourly

$54

 /hr
Range: $53 - $64
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$53

$64

$53 - $64 Range

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Glassdoor
4.1

Glassdoor

Criminal Defense Attorney

$110K

$120K

$110,387 - $119,762 Range

Legal Aid Society
4.1

Legal Aid Society

Criminal Defense Attorney

$63K

$68K

$62,726 - $68,088 Range

Neighborhood Defender Service
4.1

Neighborhood Defender Service

Criminal Defense Attorney

$69K

$74K

$68,542 - $74,446 Range

Somitec
3.3

Somitec

Criminal Defense Attorney

$110K

$121K

$110,151 - $121,447 Range

GRACE MCNAMARA

Criminal Defense Attorney
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$84K -$92K

$84K

$92K

$83,864 - $91,522 Range

The Law Offices of Julie Rendelman

Criminal Defense Attorney
About 

$108K -$118K

$108K

$118K

$108,073 - $117,573 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Criminal Defense Attorney in New York City, NY

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$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Criminal Defense Attorney with 4 to 6 years of experience

$71,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

23 days ago by a Agency Attorney Interne with less than one year of experience

$63,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

27 days ago by a Bronx District Attorney's Office with 1 to 3 years of experience

$99,102

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28 days ago by a Agency Attorney with 7 to 9 years of experience

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$225,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

33 days ago by a Trial Attorney with 4 to 6 years of experience

$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

36 days ago by a Litigation Attorney with 1 to 3 years of experience

$73,852

/yrAvg Base Salary

37 days ago by a Bronx District Attorney's Office with 1 to 3 years of experience

$97,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

68 days ago by a Agency Attorney with 10 to 14 years of experience

$31

/hrAvg Base Salary

93 days ago by a Agency Attorney with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Criminal Defense Attorney salaries

The average salary for a Criminal Defense Attorney is $95,016 per year in New York City, NY Area. Salaries estimates are based on 106 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Criminal Defense Attorney employees in New York City, NY Area.

The highest salary for a Criminal Defense Attorney in New York City, NY Area is $155,274 per year.

The lowest salary for a Criminal Defense Attorney in New York City, NY Area is $58,143 per year.

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