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Baker Botts L.L.P.

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Salary & Benefits

Baker Botts provides a competitive salary for its employees. Salaries and benefits for associates and summer associates match those of its peer firms. The firm is keenly aware of the need to support associates seeking to balance a professional career with family responsibilities.

Associate base salary for the first year is $125,000.

Title Branch/
Exp. year Period Avg Base
Associate Houston 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Washington 1st Year Yearly $180,000.00 
Associate Dallas 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Austin 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate New York City 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Palo Alto 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate San Francisco 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 


  • 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
  • Parental Leave
  • Parking/Transportation
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
  • Vacation Leave
  • Vision Insurance

Benefits Package:

The firm provides medical, dental, life, accidental death and long-term disability insurance. In addition to these the firm also offers a competitive 401(k) plan in which all employees are welcome to participate from day one of their employment. The firm also provides an Employee Assistance Program, a confidential service that provides counseling to employees and their families. Along with 10 national paid holidays, Botts Baker provides associates with three weeks of vacation each year.

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