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2 years ago
Can you be a socialist/antifascist and a work in biglaw? I am a biglaw associate, currently working in a practice area where I feel my work benefits society as a whole and not mainly our clients at the expense of others. I am also a socialist and care deeply about issues like systemic racism, climate change and the huge differences in income and wealth in this country. People with an income like me and partners in particular should be taxed way more. Any other biglaw folks who feel the same?
3 years ago
Interested to know since this is rarely done, but what is your salary/state/position (__ year associate, etc.)/practice area? I see salaries posted far too often without any context. Surely everyone on here isn’t biglaw in NYC, Miami, LA, etc. Where are all the normal folks at?
3 years ago
Anyone else in the “here for a good time not a long time” club? This job gets a lot more tolerable when you don’t actually need it (no intention to make partner, no loans, etc.). I generally do good work, but I’m happy being a B associate, I don’t dwell on small mistakes or what partners think of me, I take my vacations and never overwork myself to “look good”. All this to say, you don’t need to be an A+ associate to stay employed. Try being a B associate, it’s a lot more fun.
The average salary for an Associate is £60,341 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 19152 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Associate employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for an Associate in United Kingdom is £95,231 per year.
The lowest salary for an Associate in United Kingdom is £39,572 per year.
Associate pay ranges widely, reflecting the range of positions that can fall under the umbrella term. Associates in fields with high barriers to entry, such as in science and technology, are generally paid higher salaries than those in fields with lower barriers to entry, such as customer sales associates. Associate pay will generally jump once they are promoted into a position above associate. For instance, an associate software engineer may become a full software engineer, or an associate tutor might become a full lecturer.
The path towards earning more as an associate depends on where you're located and the industry you're working in. Do you work for a local retailer or a nationwide chain? Are you based in a large metropolitan area or a rural community? Do some research to find out which pays higher in your area, and target the most lucrative options. You can often land a higher associate salary by relocating or switching industries. Some positions offer the opportunity to earn tips and/or commission in addition to your associate salary. Once you have your chosen field, seek opportunities to expand your knowledge and skills through additional certifications, advanced courses, or specialised training. Increasing your expertise can make you more valuable to employers and potentially lead to higher-paying positions.
Salaries for the job of an associate generally fall within a pre-determined range, so bargaining for a higher salary can be difficult. Your best chances to score involve speaking up first, whether you're responding to a job offer or making a salary request. You can reasonably ask for 10 to 15% above the number given, but you'll need to back up your claim with evidence, such as positive customer reviews or sales numbers. If your employer won't give you the full 15%, they'll likely meet you in the middle when you factor in benefits, such as holidays, flexible scheduling, and health insurance. Bargaining in a position as an associate always extends beyond salary, so include perks too.
About 68.30% of Associate professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £8,179 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of an Associate in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Associate professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £27,615 and £149,575 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £60,341 following the average career path of an Associate.