Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance Skills Salary

The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Legal Compliance skills is $101,964 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$63,352 - $161,929
$63K
$110K
$160K
MEDIAN: $106,723
10%
50%
90%

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$21.84 - $40.01
$28
MEDIAN: $28.50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$63,352 - $161,929  
   
Bonus
$1,445 - $30,161  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $43,631  
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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$62,048 - $182,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$28.50  
   
Overtime
$50.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,445 - $30,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $43,631  
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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$62,048 - $182,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Legal Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $138,000 based on 46 salaries. A Legal Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $109,191

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Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Legal Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲27%

▲3%

National Average
$109,000

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 9%
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