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Legal Advisor Salary

A Legal Advisor earns an average salary of $73,065 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.

$39,093 - $151,767
(Median)
$39K
$73K
$150K
MEDIAN: $73,065
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$39,093 - $151,767  
   
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$0.00 - $38,783  
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$35,717 - $153,950  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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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 101%

Experienced
up arrow 75%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 15%
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