Legal Advisor Salary (United States)

A Legal Advisor earns an average salary of $71,774 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Legal Advisor Total Pay (?
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$39,735 - $145,935
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MEDIAN: $71,773
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National Salary Data

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$39,735 - $145,935  
   
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$0.00 - $40,851  
Total Pay (?
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$38,710 - $149,499  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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Job Description for Legal Advisor

A legal advisor provides advice to clients on legal issues, documents, and decisions. These advisors usually specialize in a particular area of law, remaining within that field for most or all of their career. Companies principally use legal advisors to prevent and resolve legal disputes between their company and clients or government agencies.
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Legal Advisor Tasks
  • Analyze and interpret contracts for clients.
  • Negotiate with opposing parties to remedy disputes.
  • Provide legal advice regarding disputes, preventing litigation, and contractual and regulatory issues to businesses and individuals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Advisor

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

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Experience Affects Legal Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 96%
Experienced
up arrow 70%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$72,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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Gender

Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 16%
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