Average Legal Counsel with Legal Research Skills Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$95,000
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$10,000
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The average salary for a Legal Counsel with Legal Research skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $95,000.
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$51k
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$95k
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$187k
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$51k - $187k
Bonus
$4k - $28k
Total Pay
$52k - $216k

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Job Description for Legal Counsel

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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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills in Legal Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, Contract Negotiation and Lobbying are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

An early career Legal Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,690 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,927 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Legal Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 73.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (33.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (27.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14 survey responses.
Early Career
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Mid Career
50.0%

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