Legal Counsel Salary

A Legal Counsel earns an average salary of £57,276 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.

£32,877 - £91,806
(Median)
£33K
£57K
£92K
MEDIAN: £57,276
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Salary
£32,877 - £91,806  
   
Bonus
£293.61 - £20,685  
Profit Sharing
£1,000  
Total Pay (?
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).
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£33,069 - £102,451  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £60,003

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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
₤60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

Legal Research
up arrow 55%

National Average
₤60,000

Legal Document Review
up arrow 5%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 12%

Legal Compliance
up arrow 16%

Commercial
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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