What Would You Expect After Three Years’ In A Law Job? Say, $200,000?

LAWJOBSPIPELINE.COM – The Legal Career Blog – The American Lawyer “Paycheck Report” shows New York lawyers at the top of the associate pay heap, with the Watchell Lipton associates taking the top spot.

The corporate powerhouse pays its third-years an above-market base rate of $190,000, but the real boost comes at bonus time, AmLaw reports. Wachtell third-years were paid a median bonus of $165,000 last year-or more than midlevels in some markets make in base pay and bonus combined.

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