Legal Advisor Salary (United States)

A Legal Advisor earns an average salary of $71,589 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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$39,867 - $148,994
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MEDIAN: $71,589
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National Salary Data

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$39,867 - $148,994  
   
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$0.00 - $45,000  
Total Pay (?
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$38,790 - $154,563  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 73%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Legal Advisor Salaries

National Average
$71,000
Legal Compliance
up arrow 2%
Legal Research
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 18%
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