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Area Code:10580
Area Title:Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY
OEWS/SOC Code:23-1011
OEWS/SOC Title:Lawyers
GeoLevel: 1

What is the Geographic Level (GeoLevel)?

  • If the data used to calculate the wage estimate came from the actual MSA or BOS area the GeoLevel code will equal "1".
  • If there were no releasable estimates for the desired area then the wages area for the area indicated plus its contiguous areas. This is signified by a GeoLevel "2".
  • If there was no releasable estimates for the area, or for the area plus contiguous areas the wage is calculated from statewide data, indicated by a GeoLevel equaling "3".
  • Finally, if there is no releasable estimate for the state, the national average is used. This is indicated by GeoLevel "4".

Level 1 Wage:$38.39 hour - $79,851 year
Level 2 Wage:$49.98 hour - $103,958 year
Level 3 Wage:$61.58 hour - $128,086 year
Level 4 Wage:$73.17 hour - $152,194 year

Mean Wage (H-2B):$61.67 hour - $128,274 year



This wage applies to the following O*NET occupations:

23-1011.00 Lawyers
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
OFLC JobZone: 5
Education & Training Code: 1-Professional degree
For information on determining the proper occupation and wage level see the new Prevailing Wage Guidance on the Skill Level page.

The offered wage must be at, or above the federal or state or local minimum wage, whichever is higher. The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hr effective July 24, 2009.


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