The average salary for a Legal Counsel is £57,705 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£34,651 - £97,213
£35K
£58K
£97K
MEDIAN: £57,705
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
£34,651 - £97,213  
   
Bonus
£1,007 - £20,307  
Profit Sharing
£343.50  
Commission
£2,500  
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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£35,008 - £105,416  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 30 salaries. A Legal Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £60,568

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

▲37%

▲4%

National Average
₤61,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries



National Average
₤61,000


Legal Research
▼3%

Commercial
▼20%

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 35%