The average pay for a Mid-Career Legal Counsel is $117,298 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Corporate Governance and Regulatory Compliance.

$75,019 - $174,009
MEDIAN: $117,297

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$75,019 - $174,009  
$2,750 - $30,820  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $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).
$77,169 - $196,351  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 278

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,836

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Skills That Affect Legal Counsel Salaries

Corporate Governance
up arrow 12%

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 5%

Contract Negotiation
up arrow 3%

Contract Management
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National Average

Legal Document Review
up arrow 5%

Legal Research
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.


43 %
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 6%