Legal Counsel Salary

A Legal Counsel earns an average salary of £58,657 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 Document Review is associated with high pay for this job.

£35,081 - £92,871
(Median)
£35K
£59K
£93K
MEDIAN: £58,656
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Salary
£35,081 - £92,871  
   
Bonus
£493.16 - £22,301  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £14,740  
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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£35,081 - £103,762  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132

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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

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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
₤62,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

Legal Document Review
up arrow 29%

National Average
₤62,000

Legal Compliance
up arrow 10%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 14%

Commercial
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 18%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 30%
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