Sidley Austin LLP

Sidley Austin LLP - Salary & Benefits

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http://www.sidley.com 
Main Office:
1 South Dearborn Street | Chicago | IL | 60603
Phone: 312-853-7000  | Fax: 312-853-7036 

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Salary & Benefits


The firm says it is flexible with regards to the billing hours that it requires its associates to put in, but to qualify for a full market-rate bonus, an associate must put in 2,000 hours of which at least 1,800 hours should be of billable work. The remaining hours can be filled by pro bono work and other activities deemed as "eligible work".

Sidley Austin's starting salary is $160,000. The firm pays this starting salary in each of its U.S. offices

Title Branch/
City
Exp. year Period Min Base
Salary
Avg Base
Salary
Max Base
Salary
Min Bonus
Salary
Avg Bonus
Salary
Max Bonus
Salary
Foreign Lawyer Chicago Monthly $11,900     $12,800        
Staff Attorney New York City Monthly $12,600     $18,900        
Associate Attorney Los Angeles Monthly $15,300     $24,500        
Foreign Lawyer Washington $15,900     $17,100        
Legal Consultant New York City $15,900     $17,300        
Project Assistant Washington Hourly $16     $17        
Associate Washington Monthly $16,200     $24,600        
Attorney Washington Monthly $16,400     $17,700        
Associate Attorney Chicago Monthly $17,800     $21,400        
Mid- level Associate/Capital Markets New York City $19,700     $22,700        
Project Assistant Chicago Hourly $20     $22        
Associate Dallas Monthly $23,900     $25,900        
Associate Chicago Monthly $23,900     $25,900        
Attorney San Francisco Monthly $24,500     $26,500        
Senior Associate Los Angeles $25,600     $28,000        
Counsel Washington $35,200     $38,100        
Project Assistant San Francisco $3,800     $4,100        
Project Assistant New York City $4,100     $4,400        
Marketing Assistant New York City $4,200     $4,600        
Partner (Attorney) Los Angeles $45,200     $48,900        
Legal Secretary Chicago $4,600     $5,000        
Partner (Attorney) Washington $60,000     $65,400        
Legal Secretary New York City $7,300     $7,900        
Senior Legal Assistant Chicago $7,300     $8,300        
Litigation Support Analyst Washington $7,400     $7,900        
Legal Assistant Los Angeles $7,600     $8,200        
Legal Secretary San Francisco $8,000     $8,700        
Project Assistant Chicago   $39,229          
Marketing Assistant Chicago   $41,724          
Legal Assistant Washington   $44,988          
Staff Accountant Chicago   $51,759          
Legal Assistant New York City   $57,515          
Legal Secretary Los Angeles   $59,255          
Paralegal Chicago   $61,533          
Accounting Manager Chicago   $98,243          
Legal Consultant Washington   $142,264          
Foreign Legal Consultant New York City   $148,566          
Associate Attorney Chicago Yearly   $181,524          
Associate Los Angeles Yearly   $187,523          
Associate New York City Yearly   $190,399          
Associate Attorney San Francisco Yearly   $194,628          
Associate San Francisco Yearly   $195,259          
Associate Attorney Washington Yearly   $195,685          
Associate Attorney New York City Yearly   $208,362          
Associate Chicago Yearly   $208,711          
Mid- level Associate/Securitization New York City   $247,104          
Senior Associate Chicago   $275,818          
Senior Associate, Capital Markets New York City   $284,049          
Attorney Washington 1st Year Monthly $15,800     $18,300        
Attorney San Francisco 1st Year Monthly $16,900     $18,100        
Attorney New York City 1st Year Yearly   $172,749          
Attorney Washington 2nd Year Monthly $17,600     $19,200        
Attorney Dallas 2nd Year Monthly $18,600     $20,100        
Attorney Chicago 2nd Year Monthly $18,600     $20,100        
Attorney Washington 3rd Year Monthly $19,600     $21,100        
Attorney New York City 4th Year Monthly $17,800     $19,500        
Attorney Los Angeles 4th Year Monthly $22,800     $25,000        
Attorney Los Angeles 5th Year Monthly $23,200     $25,000        
Attorney Washington 5th Year Monthly $25,400     $28,200        
Attorney Los Angeles 6th Year Monthly $27,500     $29,800        


Benefits


  • 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
  • Bar Association Fees
  • Business Casual Dress Code
  • CLE
  • Dental Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family/Dependent Care Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account/Pre-Tax Option
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Medical Spending Account
  • Parental Leave
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Vision Insurance
  • Other benefits include 4 weeks of vacation, pre-tax parking and transit program, subsidized emergency back-up childcare, Health Advocate, and reduced-hours policy.

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