Legal Advisor Salary

A Legal Advisor earns an average salary of $73,195 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.

$39,209 - $171,266
(Median)
$39K
$73K
$170K
MEDIAN: $73,194
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90%

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$12.04 - $49.66
(Median)
$12
$17
$50
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$39,209 - $171,266  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $37,500  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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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$34,447 - $181,062  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$12.04 - $49.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.78  
Overtime
$21.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $37,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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).
)
$34,447 - $181,062  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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 102%

Experienced
up arrow 72%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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