The average salary for a Legal Advisor is $77,086 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$35,235 - $142,950
(Median)
$35K
$77K
$140K
MEDIAN: $77,085
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$35,235 - $142,950  
   
Bonus
$310.00 - $27,500  
Profit Sharing
$7,847  
Total Pay (?
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$31,708 - $149,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.56  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$310.00 - $27,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,847  
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).
)
$31,708 - $149,423  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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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 94%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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