Legal Advisor Salary

A Legal Advisor earns an average salary of $72,744 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.

$38,940 - $157,125

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$34,722 - $158,133  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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.


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

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Experience Affects Legal Advisor Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.


60 %
40 %

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: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%