A Legal Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills earns an average salary of $110,316 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$66,948 - $168,516
(Median)
$67K
$110K
$170K
MEDIAN: $110,316
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$19.34 - $198.66
(Median)
$19
$45
$200
MEDIAN: $45.00
10%
50%
90%

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
$66,948 - $168,516  
   
Bonus
$1,975 - $27,105  
Profit Sharing
$8.86 - $45,615  
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).
)
$69,784 - $188,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 323
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$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$19.34 - $198.66  
   
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$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$1,975 - $27,105  
   
Profit Sharing
$8.86 - $45,615  
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).
)
$69,784 - $188,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
United States (change)

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.

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$117,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%
ADVERTISEMENT