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Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby kukusayO » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:03 pm

Is there a website people are going to to get this information? I've looked at NALP and other sources for first year assoc. salaries but am not getting something consistent beyond that. Any help would be appreciated!


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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby 2807 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:55 pm

A firm out here by me that hires from lower ranked schools is not on this site. Is there any other way to find out this stuff? I would really like to know what new folks get paid right out of school. I assume if I call they will not tell me... Any ideas how to find out that kind of info?

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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:02 pm

alreadybored.com

although some of that info might be kind of old, :wink:

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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby 2807 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:15 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:alreadybored.com

although some of that info might be kind of old, :wink:



Cool. Thanks. Question: when it says salary and then "$160" is that $160,000 a year? and then it says median bonus " $5 ". Is that 5000?

sorry, totally new to this. That is a lot of money too (if it really is 160k) Seems way too high for 1st year??? Is 2000 hours billable crazy too?

This is not my career path, but I am curious. That is a lot of money. wow

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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:20 pm

yeppers. its all about the benjamins, my friend. oh, and 5k bonus, in many places, is on the low end of the spectrum, traditionally (although ite, that may no longer be the case in certain places)

edit: oh, and 2000 billables is more like 2800-3000 hours in the office each year (12 hrs/day, billing around 8 hrs/day).

http://www.envoyglobal.net/jdbliss/test/calculator2.htm
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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby 2807 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:25 pm

Good lord. That info can crush a man's altruism.

Dangerous site.... dangerous.


also: Can you tell me what 2000 billable hours really means? If you work a 10 hour day, how much of that is reasonably billable? I am trying to figure out what 2000 hours billable means to life/freedom. I assume you do not bill for every hour you are there... (I know, that is the trick... but what is the truth?)
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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby Aqualibrium » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:29 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:alreadybored.com

although some of that info might be kind of old, :wink:



Info is very out of date, but can still be a good reference point when making comparisons, IMO.

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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:30 pm

Aqualibrium wrote:
Big Shrimpin wrote:alreadybored.com

although some of that info might be kind of old, :wink:



Info is very out of date, but can still be a good reference point when making comparisons, IMO.



oh I totally agree...kinda wish there was a resource with updated info...but then again ite, compensation packages at firms seem to be changing weekly.

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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby 2807 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:33 pm

Sorry to double post, but wanted my edit to be seen !

Can you tell me what 2000 billable hours really means? If you work a 10 hour day, how much of that is reasonably billable? I am trying to figure out what 2000 hours billable means to life/freedom. I assume you do not bill for every hour you are there... (I know, that is the trick... but what is the truth?)

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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:36 pm

2807 wrote:Sorry to double post, but wanted my edit to be seen !

Can you tell me what 2000 billable hours really means? If you work a 10 hour day, how much of that is reasonably billable? I am trying to figure out what 2000 hours billable means to life/freedom. I assume you do not bill for every hour you are there... (I know, that is the trick... but what is the truth?)



See the link in my second post on this thread dooder.

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Re: Where can I find 2nd.3rd.4th year associate salary info?

Postby 2807 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 4:46 pm

Thanks Judge Smails. You are not a tremendous slouch after all.

SPAULDING ?!?!?!?!

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Postby seespotrun » Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:40 pm

2807 wrote:Thanks Judge Smails. You are not a tremendous slouch after all.

SPAULDING ?!?!?!?!


Now I know why tigers eat their young.




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