Legal Advisor Salary

The average salary for a Legal Advisor is $71,336 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$35,508 - $158,927
$36K
$75K
$160K
MEDIAN: $75,386
10%
50%
90%

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$15.72 - $76.30
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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$0$163K
Salary $35,508 - $158,927
Bonus $493.16 - $15,383
Profit Sharing $2,280
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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$36,759 - $163,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $35.00
Overtime $58.25
Annual Data $0$163K
Bonus $493.16 - $15,383
Profit Sharing $2,280
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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$36,759 - $163,428
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Legal Advisor

A legal advisor provides advice to clients on legal issues, documents, and decisions. These advisors usually specialize in a particular area of law, remaining within that field for most or all of their career. Companies principally use legal advisors to prevent and resolve legal disputes between their company and clients or government agencies.

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Legal Advisor Tasks

  • Provide legal advice regarding disputes, preventing litigation, and contractual and regulatory issues to businesses and individuals.
  • Negotiate with opposing parties to remedy disputes.
  • Analyze and interpret contracts for clients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Advisor

Pay by Experience for a Legal Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Legal Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 19 salaries. A Legal Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $143,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Legal Advisor

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Legal Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲85%

National Average
$77,000

Experienced
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Mid-Career
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 42%