If you're a law firm in South Florida needing to fill an associate attorney opening, we'd love to speak with you.
Not sure what the market for salaries look like in 2021 in order to be competitive?
We’ve put together some numbers that we think you’ll find useful.
Okay, let’s cut the fluff and get straight to brass tacks.
First-Year Associate Attorney salary info for Miami/ Fort Lauderdale, FL
Range: Average: $77,000
Attorney’s in Miami/ Fort Lauderdale, FL with 2-3 years of experience
Range: Average: $100,000
Attorney’s in Miami/ Fort Lauderdale, FL with 4-9 years of experience
Range: Average: $121,000
Attorney’s in Miami/ Fort Lauderdale, FL with 10 + years of experience
Range: Average: $144,000
Why the large swings between ranges?
Salaries are based on many factors, such as practice area, the scope of work, demand of position, firm size, experience, and more. I'll break it down a bit further below.
The low end of the salary range
The bottom end of the salary range represents attorneys with little to no experience and those practice areas that have low demand. The lowest end represents the 25th percentile of salaries.
The high end of the salary range
The higher end of the salary range is quite rare, as the position not only has to be in high demand, the attorneys experience, skill level, and expertise must be exceptionally high to be justified. The higher end represents the 95th percentile of salaries.
Average salary range
The average salary range is self-explanatory. It’s based on what the average attorney should expect to earn, more or less. The average salary represents the 50th percentile of salaries.