Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Associate make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$56,394 / yrTotal Pay
$51,903 / yrBase Pay
$4,491 / yrAdditional Pay

$56,394

 / yr
$36K$88K
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The estimated total pay for a Associate is $56,394 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,903 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 $4,491 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Associate

$56,394 /yr
Associate
$82,909 /yr
Senior Associate
$53,838 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For an Associate in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Associate in United States. Employers include Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Milbank LLP and Wachtell Lipton.

1
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
$303,376/yr
3
Wachtell Lipton
$291,768/yr
5
Bracewell
$261,961/yr
10
Kramer Levin
$254,465/yr

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 / hr

$80,551

 / yr

$126,271

 / yr

$20

 / hr

$77,375

 / yr

$111,967

 / yr

$122,995

 / yr

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Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Floor Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

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1-3 years
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Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$57,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Associate

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$19

/hr

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4-6 years
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Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Associate

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$66,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
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Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$65,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
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Associate

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

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Associate pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Associate is $51,903 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 101058 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Associate employees.

The highest salary for an Associate in United States is $80,244 per year.

The lowest salary for an Associate in United States is $33,572 per year.

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