Associate Salaries Peak At $130K: Survey

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 7:02 PM EDT) -- In more bad news for associates, median starting pay at the largest firms in many cities has hit a peak of $130,000, down from an average of $160,000 in the past few years, a new survey has found.

The National Association for Law Placement Inc. said in its 2009 Associate Salary Survey, released Thursday, that the $130,000 salary mark reflects “what is likely to be the apogee of large firm salaries for the foreseeable future and represents the culmination of increases since 2006.”

According to NALP...
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