Average Legal Counsel Salary

$118,500
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$72k
MEDIAN
$118k
90%
$182k

The average salary for a Legal Counsel is $118,500

Base Salary
$72k - $182k
Bonus
$3k - $35k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $33k
Total Pay
$73k - $203k
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What Do Legal Counsels Do?

Legal Counsel Tasks
  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.
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Job Satisfaction for Legal Counsel

3.7 out of 5
(179)
Highly Satisfied
18Reviews
Based on 179 responses, the job of Legal Counsel has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.72 out of 5. On average, Legal Counsels are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
57.1%
Male
42.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 611 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

81%

Vision

72%

None

9%