Entry-Level Legal Counsel Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Legal Counsel is $87,526 per year. A skill in Contract Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$59,381 - $132,833
$59K
$90K
$130K
MEDIAN: $89,694
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$21.84 - $40.00
$25
MEDIAN: $25.00
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$0$148K
Salary $59,381 - $132,833
Bonus $1,936 - $24,057
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $39,866
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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$58,893 - $148,322
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 354
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $25.00
Overtime $49.13
Annual Data $0$148K
Bonus $1,936 - $24,057
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $39,866
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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$58,893 - $148,322
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,922

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Legal Counsel Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Legal Counsel in San Francisco:
"Billable Hours When Working At A Law Firm."
Ability to push back and ask for clarity from internal employees seeking answers to legal questions. As you are working with groups from non-legal backgrounds they do not understand the need for detailed understanding of the issue in order to appropriately address it.

Key Stats for Legal Counsel

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
30%
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Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

Contract Management
▲18%



Corporate Governance
▲3%

National Average
$95,000

Regulatory Compliance
▼2%


Litigation Case Management
▼7%


Legal Document Review
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%
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