BigLaw Market Salary Scale

While many factors should impact your decision when choosing a law firm, there's no denying that salary is important. As law firms compete for associate talent, salaries have increased over the past couple years. Here is the current "market" salary scale:

First Year $215,000

Second Year $225,000

Third Year $250,000

Fourth Year $295,000

Fifth Year $345,000

Sixth Year $370,000

Seventh Year $400,000

Eighth Year $415,000

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