Legal Advisor Salary

The average salary for a Legal Advisor is $71,336 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$34,382 - $134,469
$34K
$71K
$130K
MEDIAN: $71,336
10%
50%
90%

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$12.42 - $39.31
$15
MEDIAN: $15.48
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,382 - $134,469  
   
Bonus
$310.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$3,247  
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).
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$26,264 - $139,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.48  
   
Overtime
$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$310.00 - $13,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,247  
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).
)
$26,264 - $139,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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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

  • Provide legal advice regarding disputes, preventing litigation, and contractual and regulatory issues to businesses and individuals.
  • Negotiate with opposing parties to remedy disputes.
  • Analyze and interpret contracts for clients.

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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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Key Stats for Legal Advisor

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Legal Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲113%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$67,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Mid-Career
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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