Associate Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$108,000
$71,000
Min 10%
$108,000
Median 50%
$165,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Menlo Park, CA
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does an associate make?
Associates in the US make on average $108,548 annually or $52.19 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $165,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $71,000 per year. Most Associate jobs are in Retail companies and Professional companies. Maine, California, New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts are some of the states with the best Associate salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Associate is 1.9 years.
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Average Associate Salary By Location

Across America, Associates make on average $108,548 annually or $52.19 hourly. Associates make the most in Menlo Park, CA at about $87,601 per year. The average starting salary in Menlo Park, CA for Associates is $42,000. Some of the states with the best Associate salaries are Maine, California, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Hawaii, and Nevada. The lowest earning states are Alabama, South Dakota, North Carolina, Kentucky, and South Carolina.

Map of Associate Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Associates earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Associate Salary By Company

Associate jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Associates are in Retail companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Associates are Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and Schulte Roth & Zabel. Companies like Debevoise & Plimpton and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton also pay high salaries to their Associates.

Associate Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Associate Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Associate can range from $75,747 to $88,133 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$33,392
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$31,305
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