Average Corporate Lawyer Salary

$114,794
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$61k
MEDIAN
$115k
90%
$214k

The average salary for a Corporate Lawyer is $114,794

Base Salary
$61k - $214k
Bonus
$991 - $52k
Profit Sharing
$97 - $121k
Total Pay
$62k - $279k
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What Do Corporate Lawyers Do?

Corporate Lawyer Tasks
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
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Job Satisfaction for Corporate Lawyer

4.5 out of 5
(16)
Extremely Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 16 responses, the job of Corporate Lawyer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.5 out of 5. On average, Corporate Lawyers are extremely satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
71.6%
Female
27.0%
Prefer to self-define
1.4%
This data is based on 74 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

71%

Vision

65%

None

15%