€32,543
Avg. Salary
€15.87
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Legal Executive /General Counsel is €15.87 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Executive /General Counsel is €32,543 per year.

€10.75
10%
€15.87
50%
€23.96
90%
MEDIAN €15.87
€23k
10%
€33k
50%
€45k
90%
MEDIAN €32,543
€22,897 - €44,865
€23K
€33K
€45K
MEDIAN: €32,543
10%
50%
90%
€10.75 - €23.96
€11
€16
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MEDIAN: €15.87
10%
50%
90%
€0€47K
Salary €22,897 - €44,865
Bonus €250 - €7,000
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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€23,375 - €47,210
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 15 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 82
Hourly Data €0€23
Hourly Rate €10.75 - €23.96
Overtime €21.25
Annual Data €0€47K
Bonus €250 - €7,000
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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€23,375 - €47,210
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 15 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Job Description for Legal Executive /General Counsel

The legal executive/general counsel is an attorney who offers advice on legal strategies and logistics for the company. They usually head a legal department, and that department advises and and oversees company compliance with current laws regarding labor and commercial operation. The general counsel holds an executive position within an organization; in most companies, the general counsel is part of the board that oversees company activities.

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Legal Executive /General Counsel Tasks

  • Oversee the legal affairs of a company/division.
  • Manage outside counsel.
  • Advise company's management on legal issues.
  • Direct legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Executive /General Counsel

Pay by Experience for a Legal Executive /General Counsel has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Executive /General Counsel with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €26,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Executive /General Counsel with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €33,000 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Legal Executive /General Counsel which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €33,000 based on 34 salaries. A Legal Executive /General Counsel with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of €41,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-6%

National Average: €33,297

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

Legal Executive /General Counsel Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Legal Executive /General Counsel?

Legal Executive /General Counsel in Longford:
"Challenging litigation matters including personal injuries,"
Pros: Challenging and variety cases ensure that no two days are the same.
Cons: The work can become stressful due to deadlines and volume of cases.

Key Stats for Legal Executive /General Counsel

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Legal Executive /General Counsel Salaries

▲23%

National Average
€33,000

▼1%

▼1%

▼20%

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 98%