A Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills earns an average salary of $111,856 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$69,018 - $170,139
$69K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $111,856
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$22.00 - $125.00
$60
MEDIAN: $59.77
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$69,018 - $170,139  
   
Bonus
$1,991 - $29,520  
Profit Sharing
$8.79 - $45,958  
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).
)
$72,579 - $189,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 328
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$59.77  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$1,991 - $29,520  
   
Profit Sharing
$8.79 - $45,958  
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).
)
$72,579 - $189,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Corporate Counsel Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $118,427

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%



National Average
$118,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 8%
ADVERTISEMENT