As I noted on the front page we obtained salary information from a report done by the Affiliates. www.affiliates.com.
If you want your own report please visit their site.
For New York the salary information for 2003 is reported as follows:
(Please note the information is rounded to the nearest thousand)
Senior Associates (4-9+ years)
Large Firm ranges from 176,000-259,000
Mid sized ranges from 122,000-203,000
Small ranges from 78,000-167,000
Mid-Level Associates (1-3 years)
Mid sized 93,000-142,000
First Year Associates
Mid sized 86,000-126,000
(Note the small firm range is a combination of two ranges, what the survey calls small firm and small/mid)
A Large firm as defined for the survey is 75+ attorneys
Midsized is 35-75
Small is 1-34