A Legal Advisor earns an average salary of $69,691 per year. Experience strongly influences 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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$39,801 - $145,437
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$39,801 - $145,437  
   
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$38,710 - $149,499  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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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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Experience Affects Legal Advisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 71%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Legal Advisor Salaries

National Average
$71,000
Legal Compliance
up arrow 1%
Legal Research
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 20 votes.
Gender
Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 16%
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