Legal Counsel Salary

A Legal Counsel earns an average salary of £58,033 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job.

£34,537 - £93,746

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£34,537 - £93,746  
£293.61 - £20,685  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £11,750  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
£34,703 - £102,451  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

Legal Research
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Legal Document Review
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National Average

Legal Compliance
up arrow 8%

Contract Negotiation
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Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


52 %
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 30%